About | Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav, Ministry of Culture, Government of India


Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav is an initiative of the Government of India to celebrate and commemorate 75 years of independence and the glorious history of its people, culture and achievements.

This Mahotsav is dedicated to the people of India who have not only been instrumental in bringing India thus far in its evolutionary journey but also hold within them the power and potential to enable Prime Minister Narendra Modi's vision of activating India 2.0, fuelled by the spirit of Aatmanirbhar Bharat.

The official journey of Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav commenced on 12th March 2021 which started a 75-week countdown to our 75th anniversary of independence and will end post a year on 15th August 2023.

Inaugural Event

Narendra Modi, Prime Minister of India

The Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav means elixir of energy of independence; elixir of inspirations of the warriors of freedom struggle; elixir of new ideas and pledges; and elixir of Aatmanirbharta. Therefore, this Mahotsav is a festival of awakening of the nation; festival of fulfilling the dream of good governance; and the festival of global peace and development.

Narendra Modi, Prime Minister of India

नरेंद्र मोदी भारत के प्रधान मंत्री

Inaugural Events

Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav: Celebrating 75 Years of India's Independence

Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav is a series of events organised by the Government of India to commemorate the 75th Anniversary of India’s Independence. The Mahotsav is being celebrated as a Jan-Utsav in the spirit of Jan-Bhagidari.

As we countdown to 15th August 2023, Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav aims to further boost this peoples’ movement through collaborative campaigns and outreach across India and the world. Following campaigns are on the lines of nine critical themes aligned with the ‘Panch Pran’ announced by Hon’ble Prime Minister: Women and Children, Tribal Empowerment, Water, Cultural Pride, Lifestyle for Environment (LiFE), Health and Wellness, Inclusive Development, Aatmanirbhar Bharat and Unity.