Carried with care, coated with pride,
dipped in love, fly in glory,
moments of freedom in shade of joy.
Proud 2 be an Indian!Happy Independence!
The freedom fighters gave many slogans that motivated lakhs of Indians to join them in the freedom movement. Some of these slogans are worth recalling on the eve of Independence Day:
- ‘Vande Mataram (Hail to the Mother(land))‘: Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay
- ‘Jai Jawan, Jai Kisan; Long Live Youth, Long Live Farmer‘: Lal Bahadur Shastri
- ‘Jai Hind‘: Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose
- ‘Swaraj Mera Janamsiddha adhikar hai, aur main ise laker rahoonga (Swaraj is my birthright and I shall have it)‘: coined by Kaka Baptista and adopted by Bal Gangadhar Tilak
- ‘Satyameva Jayathe (Truth alone will win)‘: popularised by Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya
- ‘Inquilab Zindabad (Long Live the Revolution)‘: coined by Muslim Leader Hasrat Mohani and stands synonymous with Bhagat Singh
- ‘Sarfaroshi Ki Tamanna, Ab hamare dil mein hai‘: a patriotic poem by Bismil Azimabadi and used as slogan by Ramprasad Bismil