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The First Words of Independent India – A Tryst With Destiny

We all know that India got independence on 15th August 1947, but do you know what were the first words of independent India. Those words were spoken by our first prime minister Jawahar Lal Nehru at the midnight hours in the famous central hall of Parliament. It was the night of 14th-15th August and India’s fate was already decided, we were getting the Independence after a long struggle and our first Prime Minister Jawahar Lal Nehru was about to address the jam-packed  Central Hall. Nehru was a learned man and everyone was expecting that he would say something historical tonight and he did, his speech is famous as ‘Tryst with Destiny’ and considered one of the most powerful speeches of all time. Here is that speech

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