5 Unknown Facts About India's Independence Day.

 India's Independence Day

 Which are the other countries that celebrated their Independence Day on August 15?

India is not the only country which celebrates Independence Day on August 15 at least five other countries celebrate the Independence Day on the same day in August.

 these countries are North and South Korea, Bahrain, Liechtenstein, and Democratic Republic of Congo.

Who wrote the national anthem and when?

The national anthem was written original in Bengali by the poet on the Rabindranath Tagore, experts have different views on when it was written But main believe the first version of Jana Gana Mana was written by the great poet in 1910 and 1911.

Who designed Parliament of India?

Parliament House which was earlier known as House of Parliament was designed by Edwin lutyens and Herbert Baker in 1912-13 the building to 6 years to construct and its Foundation stone used in 1921 by the Duke of Connaught the cost of the construction was in 83 lacs the circular shape of the structure is believed to be inspired by the Ashoka Chakra.

Who designed the Indian National Flag?

The Indian National Flag was designed by the educationalist and freedom fighter Pingali venkayya when was from Machilipatnam, the initial flag design was meant for the National Congress was it was modified before independence to the present form.

Where Did Nehru make iconic " Tryst with Destiny " speech ? who were the other speakers on the occasion.

Other than PM Jawaharlal Nehru two eminent speakers addressed the August gathering at the erstwhile Legislative Council of the Raj Bhawan.There were  Chaudhari Khaliquzzanam who was chosen to represent Indian Muslims and the Philosopher's statesmen Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan who later became the second President of India

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