14th August 2024: Celebrating Pakistan’s 76th Year of Independence

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14th August 2021: Celebrating Pakistan’s 75th Year of Independence

The Islamic Republic of Pakistan celebrates its platinum jubilee of Independence Day on 14th August 2024. 77 years is a long time of sovereignty. Which started on 14 August 1947 by dividing British India into two new provinces Pakistan and India.

The people of Pakistan celebrate this day by honoring and dignifying the freedom fighters and their supreme leader Muhammad Ali Jinnah, who was the frontman behind the origination of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan.

What is the significance of celebrating Quaid-e-Azam Day on 14th August?

Quaideazam Day dignifies founder Muhammad Ali Jinnah’s unwavering commitment to Pakistan’s sovereignty, celebrated alongside Independence Day on 14th August. It honors his vision for a free nation and ignites patriotic fervor, reflecting upon the sacrifices that carved out a separate homeland on the subcontinent.

History of Independence Day of Pakistan

Pakistan has a lavish history behind Independence. Which holds the separation of British India. This partition caused two newborn countries to be born in Pakistan and India in 1947. These two were divided by the religions Muslim and Hindu. Where the Muslim majority settled in Pakistan. The Hindu majority settled in India. 

The Pakistan region was under British rule for almost 200 years named the British Indian Empire. This ruling started in 1757. Right after the British East India Company won a battle. They won the Battle of Plassey. After World War 1, the independence movement started. Muhammad Ali Jinnah led the movement from the front. He was the chairperson of the All-Indian Muslim League.

After passing the Rowlatt Act, British Indian leaders started demanding self-rule. As part of the independent movement, people of all of British India were participating in the non-violence and non-cooperation movement against British Rule. 

The independence movement got intense in the 1940s. All Indian Muslim League was active with their Muslim patriotism.  Throughout all this intenseness of the independence movement, the Muslim League was a big part of this with the prominent leader Muhammad Ali Jinnah.

Which resulted in of Independence of Pakistan on 14th August 1947. British rule handed over the power between two nations India and Pakistan on 14-15th August at midnight to themselves. British rule declared two newly independent nations Pakistan and India on this day.

14th August 2021: Celebrating Pakistan’s 75th Year of Independence

Celebration of Independence Day

The official celebration of Independence starts in Islamabad by hoisting the national flag at the parliament house of Pakistan. Following this event, 31 gun salutes take place in the capital. President and prime minister deliver speeches on live telecasts. Addressing the progress, and achievement of the country throughout the year. 

Government buildings are decorated with lights and colors on this occasion. The Pakistan Army exchanged guard of honor at the national monument. Pakistani militants participate in the independent day parades. 

National leaders deliver speeches, join in seminars, and talk shows. Flag hoisting ceremony is held at many government institutions. National flags are raised on important roads. Along with political party leaders, public figures also share their greets on this occasion. 

The celebration of independence day for general people starts on the first day of August. This celebration of independence day plays a huge part in the Pakistan economy. Spatial stalls, fairs, and shop sets on the occasion of this day. Vendors sell national flags.

Many shopping malls announce independence day sales for the whole month. Clothing brands launch their independence day special collection in August. The day began with a prayer for the nation in the mosque. General people attained the independence day parade. People like to dress in the color of their national flag which is white and green.

There are food festivals, competitions, and cultural contests on the occasion of this day. Fireworks take place at public functions. People organize music concerts, dance shows to celebrate this day.

Broadcasting media plays a huge role in the celebration. They play patriotic songs, on-air patriotic dramas, and films. Organize talk shows with famous leaders and celebrities to celebrate this day. Print media also publish special articles and magazines on the occasion of this day.

Massages from Country Chiefs on Independence Day

It is a tradition to issue messages to the people of the country by the President and Prime minister of Pakistan. Every year they deliver speeches on this day.

Prime minister Imran Khan on the occasion of independence day said “Pakistan was “a glorious dream” of an Islamic welfare state where the law was supreme and everyone had equal rights regardless of their race, caste, or religious beliefs. 

Hard work and determination were needed to realize this dream, the government was now working towards achieving the vision of the forefathers. He also added “We have avoided a huge crisis because we did not default. But I know it has not been easy for the people, I understand the difficulties they faced and still are facing.”

President Dr. Arif Alvi also said in his speech that Pakistan has “defeated the terrorism despite heavy odds. We have overcome the menaces of terrorism and extremism.” He also expressed solidarity with Kashmiris and reaffirmed “Pakistan’s support for them in their cause”.

14 August Speech

Here is a short speech below on Independence day for primary school students to help you with Independence day preparation.

“Independence Day is a governmental day in Pakistan. We celebrate it like a national festival every year. This day symbolizes liberty from British Rule. Which occurred 74 years ago on 14th August 1947.

Our great leader Muhammad Ali Jinnah was our first governor-general. Because of his leadership, we are independent. The freedom fighters’ sacrifices gave our country freedom. It was not easy. 

Freedom took 100 years to be ours. 100 years of struggles and 100 years of fighting resulted in liberty. So, Independence Day is an important day for our country. On this day we memorize our leaders and our freedom fighters.

It is important to celebrate this day. We can not forget our forefathers, our freedom fighters’ sacrifice. Today on the 75th Independence Day of Pakistan we honor our heroes. Without them, we could not have an individual identity as a country.

We exist because of them our country exists because of them. We would never forget about them. They will always be in our hearts.

This celebration will always be held in the honor of them. Today on the 14th  of August, every 14th of August there will be a celebration there will be an appreciation of our freedom fighters. Without whom we could not have our Pakistan.

‘Pakistan Zindabad’

14th August 2021: Celebrating Pakistan’s 75th Year of Independence

14 August Speech in Urdu

In case you are looking for an Urdu speech to prepare for yourself then watch these YouTube videos below to have ideas.

Independence Day Wishes, Facebook Status/SMS

  • Celebrate this Independence Day with your family and friends by wishing them on your Phone or Facebook status or in SMS. Have some ideas from below and make your day cheerful with them.

  • Happy Independence Day to all the Pakistani brothers and sisters. 

  • I am sending oceans of love to all the Pakistani on the day of independence. 

  • This is our Independence Day, so let us laugh, cheer, and explode with joy. 

  • This wish is to greet a respectful salute all the great men who made Pakistan independent. 

  • Let us celebrate this Independence Day to all the Pakistani leaders to give their lives to make our country independent. 

  • Let all of us be united and raise the flag of Pakistan high to celebrate our Independence Day.

  • This is the day to make our country Pakistan special all over the world as this is our Independence Day.

  • May the almighty shower all the blessings upon Pakistan on Independence Day. 

  • Let all of us Pakistanis take an oath on this Independence Day to make our country the best one in the future world.

  • Let this Independence Day be the most special one to all Pakistanis and let us all make an effort to do so.

  • This nation will remain the land of the free only so long as it is the home of the brave. Happy Independence Day

A salute to the nation

Of heroes who fought with courage

Wish you a Happy Independence day

May we safeguard our freedom in today’s age

Happy Independence Day

  • The Love of My Nation Is Worthiness, The Love Of My People Is Endless, All That I Need For My Country Is Happiness,

  • Let Me Be The First One To Wish You A Happy Independence Day 2024

  • Let’s Celebrate Freedom by Promoting a Human rights Culture in which Respect, dignity, and equality Become a code for a living. This will be our role to Live up to our dreams. Happy Independence Day

On Independence Day.

Here I am wishing,

Our dreams of a new tomorrow come true,

For us…Now And Always!

Happy 14th August…

I wish that every human life might

be pure transparent freedom.

Happy Independence Day!!

14 August 2024

  • On this independence day, we remember the years past. We honor this very day for our flag, old glory, has last. Happy 14 August 2024

  • This wish is to convey power to all Pakistanis to cheer up and celebrate Independence Day.

  • 14 August Mubarak


Being an independent country or getting freedom was not an easy task. But our great leader, our freedom fighters made that easy for us. Now, we are bound to take care of our freedom. As next-generation, our country’s freedom depends on us. Our country’s future depends on us.

We should take care of it with our whole hearts and make our country proud of us. This celebration of independence and the sacrifices of our forefathers show our duty and responsibility towards our country. We should fulfill our responsibility towards our country Pakistan.

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