Azadi ka Amrit mAhotsav is an initiative of the government of India to celebrate and commemorate 75 years of Progressive India ang glorious history of its people, culture and achievement.
The official journey of “Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav” was started on 12th March 2021 from Sabarmati Ashram when Prime Minister, Sri Narendra Modi flagged off a 75 week long festival to commemorate 75 years of India’s Independence. This started a 75 week countdown to our 75th anniversary of Independence day and this will end post on 15th August 2023.
On 12th March 1930, Mahatama Gandhi started Dandi Yatra Sabarmati Ashram for the awakening of self-reliance and self respect of the countryand on this dayin 2021, the symbolic Dandi yatra was started by Prime Minister Narendra Modi which marks the revival of our journey of self-reliance and self respect with the begining of Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav.
Its also begining of celebration for vision India in 2047. This festival encourages us to rediscover our hidden strengths and promotesus to take sincere, synergistic action to regain our rightful olace in the comity of nation. According to our prime minister, Sri Narendra Modi, “The Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav means elixir of energy of Independence, elixir of inspiration of the warriors, of freedom struggle, elixir of new ideas and pledges and elixir of Aatmanirbharta. Therfore this Mahotsav is a festival of awakeing of the Nation, festival of fulfilling the dream of good governance and festival of global peace and development.
Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav is dedicated to the people of India who have not only been instrumental in bringing India for evolutionary journey but also hold with in them the power and potential to enable the vision of Prime Minister Modi’s to activate India 2.0, which is fueled by the spirit of Atmanirbhar Bharat.
There are many other purposes for celebrating the Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav such as remembering the freedom fighters, making today’s generation aware of the Independence of India, inculcating the feeling of patriotism aming the citizens of India and it is very important for people to know the acheivement that India has acheived in the last 75 years.
Most of the young generation of India is not well acquainted with the freedom struggle of India, such as what challenges did our country face to get freedom and how many people sacrificed their lives to make the country independent.
After so many struggles and difficulties, we got this freedom. Its is very important for the young generation of today to know the history of India’s Independence because we are the future of the country. Our country got Independence from British after 200 years of slavery. For almost 200 years, our freedom fighters has sacrificed their lives to free India from the slavery of the British.
Such kind of celebration is important to make people realize the importance of this freedom and how valuable we are now able to live freely with all the rights because somebody had fought a long battle for this independence and now its our duty to understand these sacrifices and respect those sufferings by becoming a sensible citizen of the country and by playing an active role in its development and process.
With this objective, there are several events included in this mahotsav to keep the feeling of patriotism alive through out the timeline of this festival. Events showcase the exiles of freedom fighters and connecting every milestone and national day with the remembrance of 75 years of Independence. Only through our collective resolve, well action plans and determined efforts, can be acheived to make India more powerful then before.
“Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav, we all have to celebrate together, with the participation of each one, let’s make Bharat self dependent.”