7 facts about India's Independence

1. Long Time Struggle: India’s fight for freedom lasted for around 90 years, from the 1800s to 1947.

2. British Rule:  India was under the control of the British, who took charge in the 1700s.

3. First Congress:  In 1885, the Indian National Congress was started to help people voice their concerns about British rule.

4. Strong Protest in 1942:  In 1942, a big protest called the Quit India Movement asked the British to leave immediately.

5. World Wars Effect: India’s involvement in World Wars made people realize they wanted to govern themselves.

6. Independence and Split:  India became independent on August 15, 1947. But it also split into India and Pakistan due to differences.

7. Great Leaders: Leaders like Mahatma Gandhi, Jawaharlal Nehru, and others played big roles with different ideas to make India free.