At the stroke of the midnight hour, when the world sleeps, India will awake to life and freedom.

Forget not that the grossest crime is to compromise with injustice and wrong. Remember the eternal law: you must give if you want to get.

If your blood does not rage, then it is water that flows in your veins. For what is the flush of youth, if it is not of service to the motherland?

A country's greatness lies in its undying ideal of love and sacrifice that inspire the mothers of the race.

So long as you do not achieve social liberty, whatever freedom is provided by the law is of no avail to you.

As we commemorate the anniversary of our independence, may the Indian flag soar much higher.

We value those who made our independence possible today. Although freedom is precious, we were fortunate to possess it.

Ideas about developing our future are just as vital as remembering our past. Let's do all in our power to protect and preserve our freedom and built the future of India.

While we honour our country's heroes today, let us reaffirm our commitment to preserving our national unity so that we can coexist in peace and harmony.