Speech on Independence Day for Kids

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Honourable Chief Guest of the day, distinguished guests for the occasion,teachers, parents and all my dear friends,This day 15th August of every year is a golden day engraved in the history of theworld. We got freedom on this date and it is a day worth a celebration. When wecelebrate it hoisting the flag, playing our National Anthem with fervour, distributingsweets, we need to sail back into the past to remember and pay homage to thebuilders of our nation.My dear friends,We were the privileged lot to have been born in free India. We were able to breathethe fresh free air since our birth. If at all we want to know the pangs of agony of being slaves under a foreign rule, we must ask our elders born before 1947. It wasindeed a Himalayan task for every Indian those days to fight against those powerfulgiants – the British rulers. We must not allow those hard times and struggles fadeaway from our memories.Hence it is befitting for us to celebrate such National festivals and recall thoseheroic deeds of our National heroes. We remember them today. Right fromMahatma Gandhi to the local patriotic leaders we owe our gratitude. When we regard those martyrs who laid their precious lives for our sake, we must not ignore the common people who sacrificed their lot for the good cause. There were farmers, land lords, businessmen, teachers, writers, poets and students who helped the land achieve the long cherished freedom. Today we have come a long way in the path of free India. We have provedourselves worthy of freedom. We are considered as the largest democracy in the world. How proud we were when Abhinav Bindra made our National Flag flutter and‘Jana Gana Mana’ played at the background in Beijing? We are proud of it and feel very happy about all these positive aspects. But are we blind to the black cloud ssurrounding us? Are we very successful in using our freedom in the right manner? If so, why should there be so many bomb blasts, killings, attacks on government offices,...
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