On which Day Pakistan Got Independence?
Happy Independence Day Pakistan 14 August 2022: 14 August Independence Day is Pakistan’s national day. Pakistan got freedom on 14th August 1947. On this day in 1947, Pakistan is a very proud country because it became the world’s first Islamic republic after independence from British rule.
History of Pakistani Independence Day
Pakistan had been part of the colony of India since the 18th century, firstly as part of the East India company and then as part of the British Indian Empire.
In 1947, when Pakistan got independence then it divided into two different geographic areas known as East and West Pakistan. In 1971 East Pakistan parted from West Pakistan and became Bangladesh.
The word Pakistan is a combination of two words ‘Pak’ meaning ‘Pure’ in Urdu and Persian, and ‘Stan’ meaning ‘Land’. The ‘i’ was added to aid pronunciation.“Pakistan”
Pakistan’s Independence celebrations starts at midnight on 14 August and continuous whole of the day. Pakistan celebrates Independence day on 14th August, whereas 15th August is Independence Day in India.
How is Pakistani Independence Day Celebrated?
On Independence day patriotism and national unity is promoted in the country.
The day starts with a 31 gun salute in the federal and 21 gun salute at the provincial capitals. In Islamabad, at 9:59 am a siren will sound and the traffic will come to a standstill for one minute.
Then the president of Pakistan will raise the national flag with the national anthem of Pakistan. The president will then address the nation on this great occasion of Independence day.
How Many Years Pakistan Old in 2022?
This is Pakistan’s 75th Independence day of the country. Nation of Pakistan will celebrate Diamond Jubilee, the 75th Independence Day of Pakistan today (Sunday) with a great spirit.