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How August 15 became Independence Day

DECCAN CHRONICLE | PRAVEEN DAVAR
Published Aug 14, 2015, 1:24 pm IST
Updated Mar 28, 2019, 5:13 am IST
‘The transfer of power will take place on August 15, 1947’ - Mountbatten
Eleven days before August 15, 1947, Viceroy Lord Louis Mountbatten (center), Jawaharlal Nehru (extreme left) and Mohammad Ali Jinnah (right) prepare for the transfer of power from the British Crown (Photo: AP)
 Eleven days before August 15, 1947, Viceroy Lord Louis Mountbatten (center), Jawaharlal Nehru (extreme left) and Mohammad Ali Jinnah (right) prepare for the transfer of power from the British Crown (Photo: AP)
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