Independence Day of Pakistan

Happy Independence Day of Pakistan 14 of August celebration

Happy Independence Day of Pakistan! It’s a day of pride, reflection, and celebration for Pakistanis around the world. May the country continue to thrive and prosper!

ہم اپنی سانسیں تیرے نام کرتے ہیں

اے وطن ہم تیری عظمت کو سلام کرتے ہیں

How to Celebrate 14 Of August Happy Independence Day

The 14th of August, Pakistan’s Independence Day, is celebrated with great fervor and enthusiasm across the country and by Pakistani communities abroad. Here are some traditional and common ways the day is commemorated:

Flag Hoisting: The day typically starts with a 31-gun salute in the federal capital and a 21-gun salute in the provincial capitals. The main event includes the hoisting of the national flag at the President and Prime Minister’s house and at government buildings.

Parades and Marches: Special parades are organized Schools and colleges hold functions where children dress up in green and white (the colors of the Pakistani flag) and perform songs, dances, and plays.

Decorations: Streets, homes, cars, and buildings are adorned with flags, candles, fairy lights, and balloons.

Television and Radio Programs: Special programs highlighting the history, culture, and achievements of Pakistan are broadcasted. Patriotic songs are played, and notable personalities give speeches.

Public Gatherings: Political leaders and figures address public gatherings and relay their messages of hope, unity, and dedication toward the country.

Visit to National Monuments: Many people visit national monuments like Minar-e-Pakistan (located in Lahore), where the Pakistan Resolution was passed in 1940.

Fairs and Carnivals: In some areas, fairs, and carnivals are held with food stalls, entertainment, and music.

Prayers: Special prayers are offered for the well-being of the country, and its people, and for the progress of Pakistan. And Sweets are distributed among neighbors, family, and friends.

Charitable Acts: Many people take this day as an opportunity to give to the less fortunate. Charity events, blood donation camps, and other social welfare activities might be organized.

For Pakistanis living abroad, the day might be commemorated by community gatherings, cultural events, and functions organized by local Pakistani embassies or community organizations.

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