One of the largest democracies in the world, India celebrated its 75th Independence Day on 15th of August, 2021. This day marks the historic occasion when the country finally broke the shackles of oppression and gained independence from the British empire in the year 1947.
It is the 75th Indian Independence Day this year which means India has achieved 74 years of freedom. We as Indians pay respect to all the leaders who fought bravely for our nation's freedom in the past. Farmers from Five districts of Madhya Pradesh came together under the banner of Good Farming – Good Food to celebrate the occasion. In the project districts, farmers from the villages gathered with the team of Solidaridad and organized a community gathering for such occasions. Independence was celebrated with great enthusiasm and respect in all project district.
Our Tri-Color flag was unfurled and all in unison sang the National Anthem and expressed the joy of our freedom. Flag hoisting ceremony took place early in the morning with participation of our farmers, members of FPO, Panchayat head, officials from line deptt and all field extension functionaries of Solidaridad. Like every auspicious function, the event started with the lighting of lamp before deity Saraswati which symbolizes knowledge and light in Indian Tradition. The guests of honor, in succession, addressed the participants’ . Top officials from Panchayat delighted the audience with their sincere words for the farming community and village unity.
He also shared and appreciated the work being done by Solidaridad for improving crop yield, soil health and nutritional wellbeing of the community. The Programme concluded with the Vote of thanks. At the end sweets were distributed to the children and all. Indeed, it was a day of joy, a day to love and respect our country and make it a better place for Indians to live and experience the freedom, peace and unity in diversity.