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India celebrates independence day on August 15 to mark the day the country got independence from the British Raj in 1947. However, India is not the only country that celebrates Independence Day on August 15. Here’s a look at the other nations that share their day of freedom with India.

August 12, 2022 / 04:23 PM IST
Indians across the world commemorate August 15 as the day of India’s Independence from British Raj in 1947. But India is not the only country that celebrates Independence Day on August 15. Here’s a look at those nations that share their freedom day with India.
India celebrates independence day on August 15 to mark the day the country got independence from the British Raj in 1947. However, India is not the only country that celebrates Independence Day on August 15. Here’s a look at the other nations that share their day of freedom with India.
On August 15, 1945, Korean peninsula became free from the Japanese occupation by the US and Soviet Forces. Independent Korean governments were created three years later.
On August 15, 1945, the Korean peninsula became free from Japanese occupation by the United States and Soviet forces. Independent Korean governments were created three years later.
On August 15, 1960, Democratic Republic of the Congo received full independence from France following 80 years of subjugation.
On August 15, 1960, the Democratic Republic of the Congo became fully independent of France after 80 years of subjugation.
The sixth smallest nation of the world, Liechtenstein, observes August 15 as it Independence Day to commemorate its liberation from German rule.
The sixth smallest nation in the world, Liechtenstein, observes August 15 as its day of independence from German rule.
Bahrain declared its Independence from the British on August 15, 1971, following a UN survey of the Bahraini population. After this the country signed a new treaty of friendship with Britain.
Bahrain declared its independence from the British on August 15, 1971, following a United Nations survey of the Bahraini population. After this, the country signed a new treaty of friendship with Britain.
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first published: Aug 12, 2022 04:23 pm
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