14th August may be a pretty normal day for majority of nations in this world but it is perhaps the most important day for the Muslims living in subcontinent as it is the day when they were able to achieve their dream land after a long hard struggle in the form of “Islamic Republic of Pakistan” in 1947. An independent country where they can live freely according to their religious teachings and cultural values.
Pakistan came into existence after a restless and full of sacrifices Pakistan Movement let by All-India Muslim League under the leadership of Muhammad Ali Jinnah. The biggest challenge during the freedom movement was to bring all Muslims at one platform and lead them in the direction of one specific goal. This hurdle was overcomed by Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah with the help of several visionary colleagues like Allama Iqbal, Muhammad Ali Johar and Sir Syed Ahmed Khan. The name Pakistan was made by combining to separate words “Pak” meaning Pious and “Stan” meaning Homeland.
The Muslims living in Pakistan celebrate this important day with a lot of enthusiasm and rejoice their happiness with friends and families. The independence day is celebrated in various ways at all levels in the country. The main ceremony takes place in the capital of the country Islamabad, where national flag is hoisted at Presidential and Parliament buildings. The national anthem is played live on television nationwide along with speeches by top leaders of the country including President and Prime-Minister. Apart from this, several more parades, cultural events and flag-raising ceremonies are held in different parts of the country.
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People also have their own ways of celebrating the Independence day at individual level. National flags are hoisted at the of houses and on vehicles, children wear white and green dresses to show their love for the country and families visit national monuments like Quaid-e-Azam’s Mausoleum, Minar-e-Pakistan and Badshahi Mosque paying tribute to the lost heroes who sacrificed everything for Pakistan. Patriotic songs are played, various Independence day special programs are aired on television and elders tell freedom movement stories to children so that they know how much struggle their forecasters have done to change the dream of Pakistan in reality.
The 14th August has arrived once again so celebrate it with complete passion and patriotism to let the world know that we are still a one strong nation, The nation that our great leader Muhammad Ali Jinnah wanted us to be, the nation that stands together in every difficult moment and the nation who is willing to sacrifice even their lives in order to protect their land from any possible threat.