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Short Simple speech of independence day for School Kids


15 August Clipart & Sketch Drawing

15 August Clipart & Sketch Drawing

Start with wishing the Principal, Vice Principal, teachers and fellow students. Follow this
with defining why you are all gathered here today and what is the relevance of 15th
August to the nation.
– Remember, the importance of 15th August in 1947 and 15th August today remains the
same, but its relevance varies. The priority and focus of a nation being born in 1947 was
different then, as India today prepares its priorities and focus based on current situation.
Mention how the freedom fighters then were committed and focused on achieving
independence from British rule and what we must learn to ensure that we continue to do
justice to what they struggled and fought for.
– Talk about the ideals of Independence – unity in diversity, inclusiveness, tolerance,
equality and democracy as corner stones of modern India.
– Speak about some of the tallest leaders that inspired people to come together in the
call for freedom from British rule. You may want to mention the inspirational leadership of
Mahatma Gandhi, the father of our nation, and his commitment to use ‘non-violence’ as a
means of attaining ‘Swaraj’.
Here, you can recall the martyrdom and sacrifice of those people who inspired others to
join the freedom movement. You could begin with mentioning how an unknown Sepoy in
the British Army called Mangal Pandey triggered a rebellion that soon spread to other
parts of the country that was later referred to as the Great Mutiny of 1857.
– How the massacre in Jallianwala Bagh in Amritsar woke the nation to the horror of the
act and acted as a catalyst in uniting people in their quest for freedom.
– Mention how the hanging of revolutionaries like Bhagat Singh, Sukhdev and Rajguru
inspired others to join the freedom movement.
– You could briefly speak about how leaders like Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, Subhash
Chandra Bose, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, Bal Gangadhar Tilak, Sarojini Naidu, Maulana
Azad, Acharya Kripalani, Khan Abdul Gaffar Khan all contributed in the freedom
movement. You may choose to mention others from a long list of stalwarts.
Speak of Landmark events leading up to India’s Independence

– You must recap and recall briefly the major events that contributed in bringing people to

come together to join the fight against British rule. Remember, you must mention each
event briefly and also explain the impact that event had on people at the time.
– Speak briefly of the Quit India Movement, Salt March by Mahatma Gandhi and the
communal strife in the run up to Partition – and of sacrifices of martyrs like Bhagat Singh,
Rajguru, Sukhdev, Chandrashekhar Azad and Khudiram Bose, amongst several others.
Here, you might like to highlight some of the other lesser known names.

– During your speech, you must also speak of the inspirational guidance provided by

Rabindranath Tagore and Swami Vivekananda along with political leaders like Jawaharla
Nehru, Sardar Patel, Subhash Chandra Bose, Veer Savarkar, Sarojini Naidu, Baba
l Saheb Ambedkar and Ram Manohar Lohia – use their popular quotes while speaking of
their contribution and the relevance of their message today.


Updated: July 28, 2017 — 2:40 pm

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