New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) To revitalize the spirit of freedom among youngsters and to motivate people for celebrating the Independence Day with much more enthusiasm and fervor, NGO Nehru Bal Sangh is organizing the fourth edition of its ‘Jashn-e Azadi’ magnificent extravaganza here on August 10.
“Independence Day is a national festival that needs to be celebrated by each and every Indian rather than just enjoying it as a holiday,” said the Nehru Bal Sangh President Ashok Sahota.
“The generation today is forgetting the crux of freedom. Therefore, the focus on making them understand the true meaning of independence and engage,” he said.
An add on to the celebration is the bringing together of India and South Korea on a single stage to celebrate the festival of Independence and showcase their rich and diverse cultures. The two countries share their Independence Day on August 15.
“I am so happy that we can celebrate Independence Day with India. Korean freedom fighters were inspired by Mahatma Gandhi during Korea’s struggles for freedom,” said of Korean Cultural Centre director Kim Kum Pyoung.
“Through this kind of cooperative celebration we are looking to strengthen the relationship between India and Korea and pave the way for an everlasting friendship for the coming generation,” he added.