The whole of India on August 15, 2018, celebrates the nation’s 72nd Independence Day.
India gained its Independence from the British on August 15, 1947, after more than 200 years of occupation. It is an occasion of joy and pride. It also reminds us that we are indebted to all those people who lost their lives to gain independence for us from the British.
Cricket fraternity was also involved in celebrating this joyous occasion everywhere in India. Many of the cricketers always speak their mind when it comes to India and its people and takes pride in being Indians. Let us all take a moment to say thanks to all those great people who lost lives for our independence and be grateful and celebrate the hard-fought independence.
Cricketers took to Twitter to share their pride and joy with everyone.
Here are some tweets:
Everything in life is hard-earned. Just like our independence. Among countless other things, there would have been no ‘Team India’ if not for the sacrifice of our brave freedom fighters. Let us not take that freedom for granted. #HappyIndependenceDay ???????????????????????? pic.twitter.com/RYrveJ9P7y— Sachin Tendulkar (@sachin_rt) August 15, 2018
We are free, we are independent,— Suresh Raina (@ImRaina) August 15, 2018
It’s the sacrifices of our hero’s which made us ascendant.
Those sacrfices are not to forget, not to abet,
I urge each Indian to pay their debt with humanity, hard work & sweat.
Salute to my immortal India ????????????????????????
On this day, let us remember and salute our brave freedom fighters who sacrificed their lives for our country and our armed forces who risk their lives everyday to keep our borders safe. Wishing all Indians a very #HappyIndependenceDay2018. Jai Hind! Vande Mataram! pic.twitter.com/uoEw9xGcI0— Shikhar Dhawan (@SDhawan25) August 15, 2018
कुछ नशा तिरंगे की आन का है,— Virender Sehwag (@virendersehwag) August 15, 2018
कुछ नशा मातृभूमि की शान का है,
हम लहरायेंगे हर जगह ये तिरंगा,
नशा ये हिन्दुस्तां के सम्मान का है।
स्वतंत्रता दिवस की हार्दिक शुभकामनाएं !#IndependenceDayIndia #HappyIndependenceDay pic.twitter.com/oFTAHMsYsX
This Independence Day,lets all come together &celebrate the achievements of r fellow Indians &our proud nation &hope that we as Indians,continue to work together in order to make our tricolour fly high.Happy Independence Day. Jai Hind #HappyIndependenceDay #IndependenceDayIndia pic.twitter.com/E2seAmKHUd— yuvraj singh (@YUVSTRONG12) August 15, 2018