Celebration @ the India Gate from flickr.com
MIDNIGHT, AUGUST 14-15, 1947: Jawaharlal Nehru is sworn in by as independent Lord MountbattenIndia's first Prime Minister. The nation's leaders look on, but a notable absentee was Mahatma Gandhi who was in Calcutta and slept through the event.
Veh-Mera-Bharat-Mahan-Vande-Mataram! from Sulekha.com
Orkut Logo — India national tricolor.