As India celebrated its 71st Independence Day on August 15, 2017, natural calamities like floods continued to hit north-eastern states that affected over 15 lakh people in 21 districts of Assam. Many people lost their home, livelihood and valuables.
Despite the deluge, people gathered to hoist the National Flag.Their pictures are trending on internet as they show the dedication and patriotism these women, men and children displayed.
Teachers and students assembled in knee-deep water in a school in Dhubri district of Assam and showed the world what true meaning of patriotism is.
These images from the Independence Day Celebration will amaze you and make you question as to what you have done for your nation - India.
Children are most innocent souls on this planet. No wonder, they teach the most important lessons of life in the simplest possible manner.
As Assam reeled under the floods, the spirit of flag hoisting remained intact.
People might not have a roof to live under, food to eat but they surely have a heart that beats for the nation.
While raging floods have disrupted the normal life of commoners in Assam, primary schools decided to instil the values that would never perish.
People from regions like Nagao, Dhubri, Barpeta, and Kamru used boats and hoisted the national flag despite the heavy downpour.
Even the old people did not hesitate in initiating something that was out of their comfort zone. People from all age groups united to celebrate Independence Day.
We salute you. For your never dying love for India.
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