Every year on 15th August we celebrate the Independence Day of India. It is a national holiday. We celebrate the day of independence in many ways like we dress up in a traditional way which gives us festive spirits, we watch our national flag, we see flag hoisting ceremony and kiss the wind, we sing national anthem with our friends Singing, we also organize some activities and we participate in competitions praising the freedom fighters, and immersed in the sense of pride are some of the activities that mark the Independence Day celebrations in India every year. But this year everything has changed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Due to so many restrictions outside and social distancing protocols being imposed on people, the whole mood of Independence Day has spoiled. So don’t dilute the celebratory mood as India is celebrating its 75th Independence Day.
This year we have to keep the safety of the public in mind, so there will be no social gathering and even the grand flag hoisting ceremony at Red Fort will be done with limited number of people. This year saw celebrations on our television screens, but we know you’re going to miss some of the things you do with your friends and your performances that you do at colorful Independence Day events locally.
Don’t get discouraged, still you can celebrate Independence Day, all you need to do is follow some old school effective methods and keep your patriotic spirit alive. This way you will feel patriotic and do some independence day celebrations with family and friends safely and do everything while staying inside the confines of your homes. Here are some basic 5 unique ways to celebrate India’s 75th Independence Day with your family and still feel patriotic:
Ideally don’t get depressed by sitting in a corner, do some exciting things at home like you can prepare delicious tricolor dishes at home and add some patriotic feeling to this dish. You can make delicious tricolor pasta or rice. Serve your family members the same dishes that you eat together and watch the live telecast of the flag hoisting ceremony at Red Fort this 15th August.
Keep the patriotism alive within you as we know that the covid-19 protocol is going out, so social distancing with others has to be done for the safety of ourselves and others. You only need to maintain social distance but not emotional distance so sitting at home and there is national holiday across the country, you can celebrate independence day with the help of your video call. This will give you more fun. You can organize virtual Antakshari competition with your friends. It will be easy for everyone that you don’t need to get dressed while sitting on your bed, you can enjoy virtual antakshari.
- Theme box on social media
TeaHis COVID-19 lockdown not only led to bad deeds but also some good deeds. This lockdown has taught us how to live with the bare minimum of things and how to tackle these trendy social media challenges. So let’s try some of the challenges of Independence Day in a different way. So you need to decide the theme, and you need to dress up in your best outfit and then paint your social media tricolor with your selfies or family groups.
Celebrate Independence Day this year by putting everything aside and removing all the shortcomings. Let’s reconnect with our old friends and relive old memories. To celebrate independence day with them and to do painting challenges on some occasion. You can create and paint a bookmark, a t-shirt, a temporary tattoo on your brother’s or partner’s arm and share the final artwork. The motive behind this is to find an excuse to reconnect with people we haven’t connected with for many years and to make this opportunity more felt.
No one can stop us from watching movies. You can wrap up your day with some movie nights. You can watch movies with your family and close ones and watch some patriotic movies like Rang De Basanti, Lagaan, Mother India, The Legend of Bhagat Singh, Border, or others. You can even share the movie list with your family and friends, and you can connect with each other, and enjoy each other’s company for the night.