General Studies II

Azadi Ka Amrut Mahotsav

Ministry of Information & Broadcasting


Ministry of I&B sets in place elaborate arrangements for coverage of Azadi Ka Amrut Mahotsav

Key Highlights:

  • The Prime Minister has said that the festival of 75 years of independence would be a festival, in which the spirit of freedom struggle, tribute to the martyrs and their pledge to create India would be experienced.
  • Addressing the National Committee to commemorate Azadi ka Amrut Mahotsav, PM  has said that this festival should embody the glimpse of the glory of Sanatan Bharat and also the glow of modern India, that this festival should reflect the light of the spirituality of the sages and also the talent and strength of our scientists.
  • He underlined that the event will also showcase our achievements of these 75 years to the world and also give a framework for resolution to us for the next 25 years.
  • The Prime Minister also informed that 5 pillars have been decided for the celebration of the 75 years are:

  1. Freedom Struggle
  2. Ideas at 75
  3. Achievements at 75
  4. Actions at 75 and
  5. Resolve at 75

  • Azadi ka Amrut Mahotsav would commence 75 weeks prior to Independence Day 2022 and would continue till Independence Day 2023.
  • The event would be kicked off with a 25 day celebration, beginning 12th March, 2021 (anniversary of launch of Dandi March) with the launch of opening ceremony by Prime Minister in Gujarat and concluding on 5th April, 2021 (conclusion of Dandi March).
  • In pursuance to this vision of the Prime Minister and to contribute to the festive fervor, Ministry of I&B has drawn up elaborate plans for coverage of the events from across the country.
  • Publications Division will publish books on unsung heroes of freedom movement, women freedom fighters, battles and freedom fighters from north east India, the Indian National Army train in the Red Fort, role of press in the freedom movement et al. The publications will be brought out over a period of two years.


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