Lesser Known Facts About Independence Day

First flag was hoisted in Kolkata

The 1947 Indian Independence Act was approved on July 18, 1947.

The national song, Vande Mataram, was taken from the novel ‘Anandamath’.

National song Vande Mataram, part of a novel

Indian Independence Act 1947 came into force

Radcliffe Line was officially published on August 17, 1947

India receives its national flag from only one place

Sikkim became part of India after 28-year of Independence