As we approach Independence Day 2023, the excitement and anticipation is on the rise, and like every time, a curious question remains among some: Are we going to celebrate the 76th Independence Day or the 77th?
Today we will settle the situation of confusion regarding our Independence Day celebrations.
India got independence on 15 August 1947, which we called the first Independence Day. Then, on the same date in 1948, we celebrated the anniversary, which came to be known as the second Independence Day.
What math’s says, is it 76th or 77th Independence day?
Now, let’s do the maths. By August 15, 2023, our country will complete 76 years of independence. Hence, this year’s celebration will mark the 77th Independence Day.
Briefly, India’s first Independence Day was on 15 August 1947, and the second Independence Day was on 15 August 1948. This year, on 15th August 2023, we will celebrate 77th Independence Day as our country will complete 76 years of independence.
Is it 76th or 77th Independence Day?
On 15 August 2023, we will celebrate 77th Independence Day.