15th August 1947, Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru proudly raised the tricolor flag of India at Red Fort, Delhi. India was finally free from British rule. Every year after 1947 Indians all around the world remember this day and rise for the national anthem when the Prime Minister raises the flag in the Red Fort.
This year too it was celebrated widely, a Ngo Aads in Kolkata proudly celebrated the day organizing an event for the children in the slum. The organization has been working for the past one year in educating the children, providing healthcare facilities and other assistance. Most of the children here either cannot afford education or due to various circumstances cannot go to a regular school. Aads good work has provided these children hope for a better future.