The day, 14th august full of memories, struggles, and sacrifices, because on this day, we (Pakistanis) got a separate homeland. On 14th august is the national holiday in Pakistan. Every year Pakistanis celebrate Independence Day on 14 August. So, it is a very special day for Pakistani people. Independence Day is celebrated every year throughout Pakistan as a public holiday. This day celebrate with much enthusiasm and gusto across the country.
On this special day starts with a 31 gun salute in the federal capital of Pakistan and 21 gun salute at all the provincial capitals of the country. In Islamabad, usually, a siren is sounded and the traffic is standstill for one minute. Flag raising ceremonies are held all over the country. In the federal capital the prime minister or the president raise the national flag accompanied by the national anthem. The president or the prime minister addresses the nation on this occasion. Specially made 14 August songs and national anthem of the country is broadcast on television.
Is Pakistan Independence Day a Public Holiday?
Yes, Independence Day is a public holiday all over Pakistan. On Independence Day, all schools, colleges, universities, private and government offices, and businesses are closed on 14 August 2021. This year’s Pakistan Independence Day falls on Saturday (14 August).
How do Pakistanis celebrate Independence Day (14 August)?
Every year Pakistanis celebrate this day with zeal and zest. Many dishes cook this day and share with neighbors; Pakistanis wear special dress (white and green) on this day furthermore, children decorate their house from Pakistanis flags.
The Pakistan Independence Day has been marked with special ceremonies wherein the national flag is raised as people sing their national anthem during an Independence Day speech.
The National anthem of Pakistan is played at 09:00 am (PST) every Pakistani Independence Day on all the TV channels, radio stations, and cinemas nationwide. It’s also played on special occasions such as the Azadi March to commemorate its importance. The Anthem was composed by Hafiz Salman Butt with words by Hafeez Jullundhri.
For this special day of 14 August, shop stalls and shops are set up all over the country selling bunting, banners, and posters decorated with the green and white of the Pakistani national flag, shirts containing 14 August images like flags and pictures of national heroes.
Face painting art is also one of the favorite activities among children and youth. They use to get made flags on their faces. They also like to get slogans written on their faces.
Celebration of Independence Day of Pakistan on social media
This historical day is celebrated with utmost enthusiasm on social media as artists, activists, political leaders, and general public social media users display their affection for the country. They display 14 August Dps on their social media accounts.
Furthermore, graphic designers create artistic pictures as 14 August images to post from social media accounts and use them as 14 August DP Images. People share historical pictures of the occasion of the partition of the subcontinent. Newspapers’ pictures and video clips from archives are shared when the whole world congregated to the nation for this marvelous independence.
Pakistan’s Independence Day Celebrations in Educational institutions and other organizations
Educational institutes make special arrangements and conduct ceremonies to celebrate 14 August every year. Debating events are conducted, Independence Day-related quizzes are formatted, and prizes are distributed to the winners. In addition, organizations conduct seminars and conferences. The singing of the National Anthem of Pakistan is considered essential in all these ceremonies.
Pakistan Flag colors
Pakistani flag has two colors, white and green. The white color symbolizes peace, and the green color symbolizes good fortune and prosperity.
Our message to all the Nation
On this very special occasion, we also congratulate our nation for this precious gift of GOD which is known as freedom and independence.
May Our Pakistan live Long Forever
Happy Independence Day to all of our readers and all of our nation.