India’s story is well known. Best known for its immense cultural diversity, as well as rich culture and heritage, the country celebrates its 70th Independence Day on August 15th 2016. The day is celebrated all over the country with great enthusiasm. The President of India gives a speech to “Address to the Nation” on the day before, highlighting all the achievements of the past year, important social issues and solutions, further development in the country, educational matters and paying tribute to the freedom fighter and leaders of the Indian independence movement. The Tri-colour Flag is hoisted, the National Anthem is sung and twenty-one gun shots are fired to salute and honor the Indian flag. Every Indian heart swells with pride and the motherland is fondly remembered, especially for those Indians who live away from home.