Pakistan Independence Day

“Fourteenth of August” redirects here. For other uses, see 15 August.
Not to be confused with Pakistan Day.
Independence Day of Pakistan
The flag of Pakistan hoisted at the top of National Monument

The flag of Pakistan hoisted at the mount of thePakistan Monument in Islamabad.
Official name Independence Day of Pakistan
Also called Youm-e-Azaadi (meaning: Day of freedom)
Observed by  Pakistan
Type National holiday
Celebrations Flag hoisting, parades, award ceremonies, singing patriotic songs and the national anthem, speeches by the president andprime minister, entertainment and cultural programs
Date 14 August
Next time 14 August 2015
Frequency annual

”’Independence Day”’ (Urdu: یوم آزادی‎; Yaum-e Āzādī), observed annually on 14 August, is a national holiday in Pakistan, commemorating the day when Pakistan achieved independence and was declared a sovereign nation, following the end of the British Raj in 1947. pakistan is a hisrical moment in day . Pakistan came into existence as a result of the Pakistan Movement; the Pakistan Movement aimed for creation of an independent Muslim state by division of the north-western region of the South Asia and was led by the All-India Muslim Leagueunder the leadership of Muhammad Ali Jinnah. The event was brought forth by the Indian Independence Act 1947 in which theBritish Imperial Government gave independence to the Dominion of Pakistan (later the Islamic Republic of Pakistan) which includedWest Pakistan (present Pakistan) and East Pakistan (now Bangladesh).

In the Islamic calendar, the day of independence coincided with Ramadan 27, the eve of which is regarded as sacred by Muslims. the muslim was vary happy in this day because he is a full freedam in this day.  The main ceremony takes place in Islamabad, where the national flag is hoisted at the Presidential and Parliament buildings, which is followed by the national anthem, and live televised speeches by leaders. Usual celebratory events this day include flag-raising ceremonies, parades, cultural events, and the playing of patriotic songs. A number of award ceremonies are often held on this day, and citizens often hoist the national flag atop their homes or display it prominently on their vehicles and attire.

HISTORY;

The area constituting Pakistan was historically a part of the British Indian Empire through much of the nineteenth century. The East India Company begun their trade in the South Asia in the 17th century, and the company rule started from 1757 when they won the Battle of Plassey. Following the Indian Rebellion of 1857, the Government of India Act 1858 led to the British Crown assuming direct control over much of the Indian Subcontinent. All-India Muslim League was founded by the All India Muhammadan Educational Conference at Dhaka, in 1906, in the context of the circumstances that were generated over the division of Bengal in 1905 and the party aimed at creation of a separate Muslim state.[1]

The period after World War I was marked by British reforms such as the Montagu–Chelmsford Reforms, but it also witnessed the enactment of the repressive Rowlatt Act and strident calls for self-rule by Indian activists. the histry of pakistan was so intrressting . The widespread discontent of this period crystallized into nationwide non-violent movements of non-cooperation and civil disobedience.[2] The idea for a separate religion-based state was introduced by Allama Iqbal in his speech as the President of the Muslim League in December 1930.[3] Three years later, the name “Pakistan” as the name of a separate state was proposed in a declaration made by Choudhary Rahmat Ali. Like Iqbal, Bengal was left out of the proposal made by Rahmat Ali.[4]

In the 1940s, as the Indian independence movement intensified, an upsurge of Muslim nationalism helmed by the All-India Muslim League took place, of which Muhammad Ali Jinnah was the most prominent leader.[2]:195–203 Being a political party to secure the interests of the Muslim diaspora in British India, the Muslim League played a decisive role during the 1940s in the Indian independence movement and developed into the driving force behind the creation of Pakistan as a Muslim state in the South Asia.[1] During a three-day general session of All-India Muslim League from 22–24 March 1940, a formal political statement was presented, known as the Lahore Resolution, which called on for the creation of an independent state for Muslims.[5]

Independence[edit]

TODAY PAKISTAN IS AN INDEPENDENCE COUNTRY. BUT PAKISTAN COUNTRY PROBLAMES WAS SO SAD IN THAT CAUSE PAKISTANI GOVORNAMENT FACE THIS PROBLAMS.BUT IS VERY BEAUTIFUL CITY.

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