August 15, 1947, noted the beginning of the world’s largest democracy. Every year, Indians residing in their homeland or abroad rejoice this day with a lot fervor.
By the way, we are not the only nation which obtained freedom on this date.
Listed here are the five nations, apart from India, that celebrate their Independence Day on August 15:
North Korea and its sister state South Korea obtained freedom from Japan on August 15, 1945 following the Korean Peninsula was freed by the Allies by the end of Second World War.
Republic of Congo
The Central African country gained independence from French colonial kings on August 15, 1960. The area came under French rule in 1880 and turned recognized first as French Congo, then as Middle Congo in 1903.
Today, Congo celebrates its 57th Independence Day.
After unification of the United States handled location and the Soviet Union handled region was unsuccessful, a pro-US government was set up on August 15, 1948 in the South Korea, formally named as the Republic of Korea.
This Middle Eastern island nation gained independence from its British colonial rulers on 15 August 1971, after a United Nations survey of the Bahraini population.
One of the smallest nations of the world, Liechtenstein was liberated from German rule in 1866 and enjoys August 15 as its National Day since 1940.