People in India will celebrate the country’s 70th Independence Day on August 15.
When Britishers left India, it made 2 dominion states — Pakistan and India on August 14 and 15.
Soon, India executed the world’s largest merger joining 560 small princely states into the Union of India.
Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru was the first Prime Minister of India.
Since then, India has seen 15 Prime Minsters.
India had Indira Gandhi as female prime minister, making it one of the very few countries to have a female head of the state
India is a Successful Democratic model with no coup attempts so far.
India has 22 official languages, 325 spoken languages – 1,652 dialects
It has developed nuclear technology, indigenous under world’s boycott.
India has executed the most economically viable unmanned Mars mission sending a satellite to the red planet.
New Delhi IGI Airport was listed as the best airport in the world for 2 consecutive years.
India was listed as the 3rd-largest economy in 2011.
But in the country, still 10 million people die every year of chronic hunger.
And Child-marriage, Dowry, Untouchability, Honor-killing is prevalent in society.
Can India get independence from the social evils?