How Is Independence Day Celebrated Across Schools And Colleges In India

Independence Day on August 15th is celebrated every year across the nation. The moment will not only be celebrated in governmental offices, but also in schools and colleges as well. The National Day is followed since 1947. This time it is 72nd year of celebration.

Independence Day Celebration In Educational Institutions

Flag hoisting ceremonies and cultural programs take place in governmental and non-governmental institutions throughout the country.

Schools and colleges conduct flag hoisting ceremonies and cultural events. Major government buildings are often adorned with strings of lights.


A week before the day of celebration, children enjoy the time of preparation they spend in schools. Skipping classes during practice may be a part of their happiness, but they are over excited in preparing themselves for the performances too.

They spend more than half-a-day in school practicing for march-past, speech, dance, sports, cultural activities and more.

Independence Day Speech Tips and Ideas for Teachers

Well, below are few slides which shows how schools celebrate Independence Day.

Remembrance of our freedom fighters

It is the 67th year, India is celebrating its Independence. It is the day when we all get together to thank and remember our great freedom fighters who brought us a free country.

Schools celebrate Independence day

All schools and colleges celebrate the Independence day every year. The program starts off with the flag hoisting, by the Head of the Institute/School.


Students in school perform March-past with the drill playing loud and tri-colour flag, flying high.

College Students

College Students

Students of colleges do take part in the celebration. They do march-past with the Indian flag paying tribute to the motherland 'INDIA'.

Children gather together

After the hoisting of flag and the march-past students are gathered together for a small speech given by the head of the School/ Institution.

Cultural dance

Following the speech, there are dance programs and other cultural events performed by students.

Students perform Acts on Indian history

Students take part in several activities. They perform acts related to the British rule and stories related to our Indian history.

Children perform dance in tri-colour

Children dress up in tri-colour and perform dances giving tribute to the Motherland.

Children dress like great leaders

Children dress up like great freedom fighters of India and give a short speech regarding their tributes and sacrifices to make India a independent nation.

Children in the attire of great leaders

On this day all the great personalities, leaders and those who played a major role in bringing independence to India are remembered.

Children form India map

Children dressed up in traditional attire form the outline look of the Indian map.

Celebration of Independence day

Teachers provide students with sweets and gifts at the end of the program. Students enjoy the whole day of celebration with their parents and friends at school.

67th year of Independence

Independence day is something special. Isn't it? We all get together with no discrimination of religion, caste, colour or gender. But remember, the equality is to be maintained all time. We all are ONE.

So, What are you waiting for? Come, lets get together and celebrate the 'INDEPENDENCE DAY'. Jai Hind.

How is it celebrated in capital city of India.

The flagship event in Independence Day celebrations takes place in Delhi, where the Prime Minister hoists the National flag at the Red Fort and delivers from its ramparts, a speech.

The holiday is observed throughout India with flag-hoisting ceremonies, parades and cultural events. Indians celebrate the day by displaying the national flag on their attire, accessories, homes and vehicles; by listening to patriotic songs, watching patriotic movies; by bonding with family and friends.

In Delhi and some other cities, kite flying adds to the occasion. National flags of different sizes are used abundantly to symbolise allegiance to the country. wishes everyone a 'Very Happy 72nd Independence Day'.

Jai Hind!! Be proud to be an 'INDIAN'.

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