Independence Day is an annual National Festival in India. It is celebrated on 15th of August every year. India gained its freedom from British Empire on 15th August, 1947. Hence, this day is very important for the citizens of India.Source of Inspiration: The independence movement in India was carried on by the Indian freedom fighters. These freedom fighters had to undergo a hard and severe struggle. This day reminds us of the struggle of the freedom fighters who sacrificed their lives for their country. It inspires us to love our country. We are the future of our country. And, we should be ready to sacrifice everything for our country. Celebrated all around the country with the spirit of Patriotism: Independence Day is celebrated in all the states and Union Territories of India. The National Flag hoisting ceremony is also observed in schools, colleges, societies and government offices. Buildings are decorated by tri-colour lights. All these events injects a feeling of patriotism in our heart. The feeling on oneness get blossomed in the heart of all the people of the country. This motivates our people, both young and old, to come forward and contribute towards the nation.Outside India: 15th August is also celebrated as “India Day” by people of Indian Origin and NRI’s, in various parts of the world.Tribute to Freedom Fighters: Homage and tribute is paid to the freedom fighters, who lost their lives for securing freedom for the country. We are free today because of the leaders of Indian Independence movement. It is very important that we pay tribute to these leaders.This is a day of joy, glory, and pride for all Indians.