The 68th Independence Day celebrations were celebrated by Popular Front of India with much fanfare and enthusiasm all over the nation. The Tamilnadu State unit of Popular Front organized many programs around the state to mark the occasion.
Flag hoisting was conducted in all the districts. The national flag was hoisted in public places and in front of the offices of Popular Front. Those participated in the flag hoisting also took a pledge to safeguard the hard won freedom of the nation. Many welfare schemes were also implemented. The freedom fighters were also honoured. While most of the Independence Day celebrations by the political parties do not care much about the freedom fighters, this gesture by Popular Front was widely appreciated by the public.
Seminars were held at Theni and Nellai West. State president A.S. Ismail participated in the seminar at Theni and presented the presidential address. National Secretary Mohamed Ali Jinnah and State General Secretary Khalid Mohamed participated in the seminar at Nellai West. A public program was arranged at Metupalayam, Coimbatore district. State Vice President Mohamed Sheik Ansari was the chief guest at the program.
The cadres and the public participated actively in all the programs and pledged to strive for the prosperity of the nation.