India Independence Day 2006 Google Doodle with tricolor as bakground

India is known as one of the biggest democratic country in world. After a long struggles India got Independence from British colonial ruling on August 15 1947.

India Independence Day 2006 Google Doodle
India Independence Day 2006 Google Doodle (August 15, 2006)

Independence was a dream come true for the common people of India after so many struggles. The role of Mahatma Gandhi was tremendous. Google released a special doodle on the occasion of India Independence Day 2006. India Independence Day 2006 Google Doodle is simple and contains the flying Flag ,the symbol of freedom of a nation. The second ‘o’ in the Google Doodle is replaced with the Asoka Chakra.

As a result of Independence movement by Indian National Congress, India attained freedom through lot of sufferings and struggles. During the time of Independence the country is divided into India and Pakistan as a result of violent riots and mass casualties.As any Independence Day celebration Indian Independence Day celebration includes flag-hoisting ceremonies, parades and cultural events. Independence Day is a National Holiday in India.

The main event for Independence Day ceremony is flag hosting and that will take place in capital of India, New Delhi. It’s the prime minister who hoists the flag at the Red Fort and along with a speech.

India Independence: A brief history

In 17th century the European traders had established their dominance on the Indian subcontinent. After British East India Company established their dominance through their military force they grew as a dominant force in Indian Subcontinent. They began to build their kingdom by creating local kingdoms in colonial countries.

Indian Flag
Indian Flag

The resistance of Indians continues through decades and Rebellion of 1857, the Government of India Act 1858 establish the British control in India. After the formation of Indian National Congress in 1885 civilian strength had emerged in India.

Although there is some violent moments are conducted by Indian’s towards British, the path of non-violent movements led by Mahatma Gandhi made the nation to stand against them as a unique nation.With his great effort, India got freedom on August 15, 1947.