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INDEPENDENCE DAY 2019~ KOLKATA | RED ROAD | VM~Media Coverage 15/08/2019

Independence Day is annually celebrated on 15 August, as a national holiday in India commemorating the nation’s independence from the United Kingdom on 15 August 1947, the day when the UK Parliament passed the Indian Independence Act 1947 transferring legislative sovereignty to the Indian Constituent Assembly. India still retained King George VI as head of state until its transition to full republican constitution. India attained independence following the Independence Movement noted for largely non-violent resistance and civil disobedience led by the Congress Party.

Program Schedule:

  1. 9:56 AM – The Chief Secretary Arrived
  2. 5:58 AM – CM Mamata Banerjee Arrived
  3. 10:00 AM – CM Mamata Banerjee Arrived to dias – guard of honour and parade inspection.
  4. 10:04 AM – Flag Hoisting by CM Mamata Banerjee
  5. 10:05 AM – Helicopter Showered Flower Petals
  6. 10:06 AM – CM’s Medal to Police Officers
  7. 10:10 AM – Show Continues.

Participants :

  1. Entaly Hindu Balika Vidya Mandir
  2. Nava Nalanda
  3. South Point
  4. Sunderban Balika Vidya Niketan
  5. Ekalabya Adarsha Abashik Vidyalay
  6. Patha Bhavan And many more schools participated. Along with the school performances many more cultural activities showcased .


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