Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav

By : Neha Dhyani

Updated : Apr 22, 2022, 8:50

As we all are moving toward a progressive India and will be completing the 75th year of freedom in a few weeks, the government of India has initiated a "nectar festival of Independence." It accomplishes the dream of good governance, development, global peace, and spreading patriotic feelings throughout the nation.

This national festival is the Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav, which commenced on the 12th of March 2021, 75 weeks prior to the 75th anniversary of Independence. It will end after a year on the 15th of August 2023. It embodies all that is progressive regarding socio-cultural, economic, and political recognition of India.

Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav Meaning

Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav is a Hindi phrase that signifies the elixir of freedom, the elixir of inspiration of the warriors of freedom efforts, the elixir of energy of Independence, the elixir of Atma Nirbharta, and the elixir of new ideas and pledges.

This festival reflects motivation from the freedom fighters, self-dependence, new resolutions, and new visions and exhibits the fulfilment of the freedom movement to the entire world.

Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav - Aim and Significance

The foremost aim of Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav is to spread the feeling of patriotism throughout the nation. Each department prepares a different program that helps to paint the country with a patriotic colour. It helps to celebrate and commemorate the 75 years of independent India and the majestic history of the freedom movement, its people, culture, and achievements.

Important UPSC Topics
UPSC ExamUPSC Exam Date
UPSC NotificationUPSC Eligibility
UPSC Online ApplicationUPSC Exam Pattern
UPSC SyllabusUPSC Previous Year Question Papers
UPSC Cut OffUPSC Preparation Strategy
UPSC BooksUPSC Exam Analysis
UPSC Admit CardUPSC Results

In order to know the history deeply, the festival has a sequence of events that reflects the encouragement of freedom strugglers, and the nation will gain new power for the upcoming growth. Moreover, the country will remember all the significant landmarks of the freedom movement.

Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav - Inauguration and Closure

India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav on the 12th of March 2021 in Ahmedabad, the largest city of Gujarat. The PM flagged off a 21-day Dandi March from Sabarmati Ashram on the same day. This festival was launched in the cities that were notable centres of the freedom battle. The prominent hubs include Jallianwala Bagh in Punjab, Sabarmati Ashram in Ahmedabad, Cellular Jail in Andaman and Nicobar Island, etc.

This festival will run till next year. The final event of the Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav will be celebrated on the next Independence day, i.e., the 15th of August 2023.

Five Pillars of Amrit Mahotsav

The authorities decided on the five themes of Mahotsav for the celebration of the event, which are the following:

  • Freedom Struggle- Commemorating unsung heroes, their sacrifices, revisiting historical milestones, etc.
  • Achievement@75- Replicating progress and evolutions through various sectors.
  • Ideas@75- Honoring the ideals and celebrating the ideas that have shaped the nation.
  • Action@75- Emphasize the efforts that undertake to implement policies and actualize commitments.
  • Resolve@75- Reinforcing commitments to specific targets and goals to shape the nation's destiny.

The Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav is a means of honouring the people who fought for freedom and helped to make the nation independent.

More Current Affairs Topics
Bhashan Char IslandBeiDou Navigation Satellite System China
World Bee DayWorld Art Day
TheyyamWorld UFO Day
Bank Holidays in KeralaChenab Bridge
Chandrayaan 3Bakhira Wildlife Sanctuary

FAQs on Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav

Q.1) What is the timeline of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav?

Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav commenced on the 12th of March 2021, 75 weeks prior to the 75th anniversary of Independence, and will end after a year on the 15th of August 2023.

Q.2) What is the meaning of Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav?

Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav is a Hindi phrase that means the elixir of freedom, the elixir of inspiration of the warriors of freedom efforts, the elixir of energy of Independence, the elixir of Atma Nirbharta, and the elixir of new ideas and pledges.

Q.3) What is the aim of Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav?

The foremost aim of Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav is to spread the feeling of patriotism throughout the nation. It aims to celebrate and commemorate the 75 years of independent India and the majestic history of the freedom movement, its people, culture, and achievements.

Q.4) Who inaugurated the Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav?

India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav on the 12th of March 2021 in Ahmedabad.

Q.5) When will the final program of Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav be celebrated?

The final program of Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav will be celebrated on the next Independence day, i.e., the 15th of August 2023.