Narendra Modi announced August 14 as Partition Horrors Remembrance Day, a day before he addressed the country on India’s Independence Day from the ramparts of the Red Fort to commemorate millions of people who were uprooted lost their lives during Partition.
Remembering the Partition Horrors Day “reminds us of the need to remove the poison of social divisions, disharmony, and further enhance the spirit of oneness, social harmony, and human empowerment,” the website says.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today stated that August 14 will be commemorated as Partition Horrors Remembrance Day,No one will ever forget the agony of the country’s division.
History of Independence Day:
British rule over India for about 100 years. The East India Company started the control over India ends from 1757. In the late 20 century, the Indian freedom movement continues to struggle for the freedom of India. Many people lost their lives in this struggle, but they have a passion and want freedom from British rule. In memory of the struggles and sacrifices of our people, August 14 will be observed as Partition Horrors Remembrance Day.
On July 4, 1947, the India Independence bill was introduced and was passed two weeks later; on August 15, 1947, British rule ended over India that led to the establishment of the free state of India.
According to Union Home Minister Amit Shah, there are no words to explain the pain caused by the division of the country and the loss of loved ones. As a result of eradicating discrimination and hatred from society, I am confident that Partition Horrors Remembrance Day would strengthen peace, love, and unity.”
As a result of the British colonial division of India in 1947, millions of people were forced to flee their homes, and thousands of people lost their lives in rioting. In West Bengal and Bihar, Noakhali was a hotbed of unrest.