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Each year 0n 14th August at midnight, Pakistanis start to celebrate the birthday of their beloved country.


After two centuries of British rule over the Indian subcontinent, the British finally decided to leave the country after the end of the deadly World War. The Muslims of the subcontinent demanded a separate state under the leadership of the greatest and smartest Muslim leader of all time, Mohammed Ali Jinnah. Jinnah analyzed that Muslims and Hindus could not live together and should be separated.

After a long struggle and hundreds of thousands of sacrifices, the British finally decided to separate the subcontinent. At last, on 14 august 1947, the state for the Muslims of India, named Pakistan, came into being.

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Pakistanis celebrate Independence Day with great patriotism. The proof of true love starts at midnight with the sky filled with the colors of fireworks followed by an overnight celebration in every town of the nation

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At 8:00 AM, the whole nation sings the National anthem together. The sounds of PAKSAR-ZAMEEN-SHADBAD are heard at every nook and corner of the nation. Functions and tableaus are held in schools and colleges. Every year, official dignitaries and heads of state visit the mausoleum of the founding father of Pakistan, Muhammad Ali Jinnah, in Karachi to say a prayer and to pay their respects.

People decorate their houses in green and white with the QAUMI PERCHAM. Markets are filled up with flags, badges, t-shirts, bands, bangles – everything that is green in the market.

Portraits of the founder of Pakistan and other prominent leaders of the Independence struggle are displayed on buildings and their faces are printed on everything from t-shirts to bumper stickers.

People get out to visit tourist spots. Sea view beach which is situated within the city limits gets crowded by the morning of 14th August. The shops of HALWA PURI WALAS are filled with families from early morning who intend to enjoy a morning feast.

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Independence day Pakistan - celebrations


National monuments are also decorated with QAUMI PERCHAM. The Mausoleum of Quaid-e-Azam, Minar-e-Pakistan, and other famous monuments are crowded with people in the evening.











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