The Government has constituted a National Committee headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to commemorate 75 years of India’s Independence. The committee has 259 members and includes dignitaries and eminent citizens from all walks of life. It will provide guidelines policy direction and for formulation of programs for the commemoration of 75th anniversary of Indian Independence, at the national and international levels.
The 75 years of India’s Independence falls on 15th August next year and celebrations proposed to be launched 75 weeks prior to this date on 12th March this 12th March is the are year. 91st anniversary of the historic Salt Satyagraha led by Mahatma Gandhi.
The Committee will hold its first meeting on Monday to discuss modalities relating to preparatory activities. The Government intends to commemorate 75 years of India’s Independence in a befitting manner at national and international level in the form of ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav’.
A National Implementation Committee had earlier been constituted for the commemoration, to guide the policies and programs undertaken by various to be Ministries. A Committee of Secretaries has also been set up for this purpose.
In his Independence Day speech in 2017, Mr. Modi had said that irrespective of where he belongs to, strives with a new resolve, a new “If each one of us, energy, a new strength, we change the face of the country with our combined strength in the 75th year of our independence in 2022.
It will be the New India – a secure, can prosperous and strong nation.”