It’s India’s Independence Day today, Everyone, every single one living in the country will celebrate and it’s no exception that online giants won’t follow the same suite.

Google, as usual, has come up with a special doodle to celebrate Indian Independence Day in style. The very doodle that is currently showing up on the Google India Homepage is marked with special patriotic colours, the same colours that make the Indian flag a sign of courage, peace and patriotism. Let’s see what other online sites come to the front and celebrate the day in their own way.


Independence Day, observed annually on 15 August, is a national holiday in India commemorating the nation’s independence from British rule on 15 August 1947. India attained freedom following an independence movement noted for largely nonviolent resistance and civil disobedience led by the Indian National Congress (INC)

The flagship event in Independence Day celebrations takes place in Delhi, where the prime minister hoists the national flag at the Red Fort and delivers from its ramparts a speech. The holiday is observed throughout India with flag-hoisting ceremonies, parades and cultural events. Indians celebrate the day by displaying the national flag on their attire, accessories, homes and vehicles; by listening to patriotic songs, watching patriotic movies; and bonding with family and friends.