Friday, July 8, 2011

Enjoy Indian Independence Day in Delhi

Indian Independence Day is coming up later next month, giving travellers who have taken cheap flights to Delhi the chance to celebrate a national landmark.

On August 15th each year, the prime minister of India gives a speech to the people, with 2011 set to be the 64th anniversary of the country's separation from British rule.

The politician speaks from the ramparts of the Red Fort in Delhi, with families across the nation gathering to celebrate India's independence.

It is a national holiday in the nation and there are various traditions that have been upheld over the years, such as the hoisting of the flag.

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