असली स्वतंत्रता या नकली स्वतंत्रता

Happy Independence Day
Happy Independence Day

आज 15 अगस्त को हर कोई सोशल मीडिया पर अपनी अपनी देशभक्ति प्रदर्शित करने में लगा हुआ है अपने अपने तरीके से। हर किसी के प्रोफाइल को देखकर ऐसा लगता है जैसे अगर आज अँगरेज़ होते तो सोशल मीडिया के वीर उन्हें कुछ ही मिनटों में निकाल बाहर फेंकते।

क्या वाक़ई में यही स्वतंत्रता है?

हमे वाक़ई में स्वतंत्रता चाहिए तो हमें अपने अंदर कुछ बदलावों को तवज्जो देनी चाहिए ताकि हम बदल सके और अपने समाज के अंदर बदलाव ला सके और मेरे ख्याल से वाक़ई में वही स्वतंत्रता होगी। तो अब सवाल उठता है ऐसे कौन से बदलाव लाये जाये अपने अंदर ताकि हमें सच्ची स्वतंत्रता मिल सके।

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PM hoisted flag to mark 63rd independence day

To mark the 63rd Independence day for India, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh hoisted the Tricolour at the Red Fort, in Delhi on an overcast Saturday morning. He delivered his fifth Independence -Day speech as Prime Minister, through which he offered hope to the sagging economy, severe drought conditions and the H1N1.

Making a pitch for reform of global bodies, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday sought peaceful relations with India’s neighbours but made no reference to Pakistan in his first Independence Day speech after the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks.

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“The international economic and political order is changing. Questions are being raised on the functioning and continued effectiveness of the multilateral institutions established in the 20th century,” Manmohan Singh said.

“Our foreign policy should be able to cater to India’s interests in these constantly changing circumstances. I am happy that we have been successful in doing this to a large extent,” he said.

The prime minister referred to the Mumbai attacks in his speech but there was neither any reference to Pakistan nor any oblique message about cross-border terrorism.

Instead, he spoke about India’s desire to live in peace and harmony and create an environment conducive for the development of South Asia. “As far our neighbours are concerned, we want to live with them in peace and harmony,” he said.

“We will make every possible effort to create an environment conducive to the social and economic development of the whole of South Asia.”

He also avoided talking about Pakistan while discussing the situation in Jammu and Kashmir, whose ownership is disputed by Islamabad.

Pointing to India’s good relations with major global players like the US, Russia, China, Japan and Europe, Manmohan Singh spoke about India’s growing relationship with regions like Africa, West Asia and Latin America.

The prime minister emphasised greater international cooperation in addressing global challenges like the economic crisis, terrorism and climate change, saying: “…what happens in one part of the world has an effect on other parts also.”

Referring to climate change, Manmohan Singh underlined the growing importance of this complex issue in India’s foreign policy discourse.

“Climate change has become an issue of global concern in recent years. If we don’t take the necessary steps in time, our glaciers will melt and our rivers will go dry,” he warned.

“India wishes to tackle the problem of climate change in partnership with other countries of the world,” he said while alluding to the government’s decision to constitute eight national missions to address the issue.

Happy Independence Day-2009


Aug. 15, 1947: Mountbatten swears Nehru in as Prime Minister of India


TRAIN TO PAKISTAN ; India 1947. Trains packed with refugees – Hindus and Sikhs headed for India , and Muslims headed for Pakistan

– were convenient targets for gangs of killers on both sides of the border. Inadequately protected ‘Refugee Specials’ were

typically stopped, and the occupants butchered, several times in the course of the journey.


The dead – Punjab , 1947


Nehru and Gandhi at AICC meeting, July 1946


Ghandhiji Addressing people


Mountbatten arrives at Delhi airport; received by Nehru and Liaquat Ali. March 25, 1947


1948: The news of Gandhi’s assassination hits the streets. A stunned crowd gathers in Calcutta


1948: Crowds in New Delhi wait for a glimpse of Gandhi’s funeral procession.


A Library being divided at the time of partition. Heart trembles to see this sight and it is tough to imagine the state of the

nation at the moment when people needed to hold hands.


1971: Indira Gandhi reviews the troops, in the context of militaryand diplomatic preparations for the Bangladesh War.

This is our Independence Day!Let’s be proud to feel the Freedom!

Let’s say loud we are INDIANS!!!

Let all of us get to-gather &

Let’s Celebrate Our Freedom!

Freedom is not a Right but a Feeling!


Shashidhar kumar greets Happy Independence Day-2009

It is our duty to preserve this Freedom!

Carry this forward to the future!

We did, We do, and We will do!!!

Set the celebration on Air, Share your Joy, You’re Free to do it, Send this to every Indian, to say

Vande Mataram!

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Be Proud to be an Indian!

Happy Independence Day