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Tryst with Destiny

Monday 15 August 2005

With the clock stiking the midnight hou on 14-15th August, 1947, India was "to awake to freedom". The Constituent Assembly to whom power was to be tansferred began its sitting at 11 pm with Smt Sucheta Kripalani singing Vande Mataram. It was a historic and memorable occasion in the life of the Constituent Assembly.

After an adress by the President, Jawaharlal Nehru made his now famous Tryst with Destiny speech. He called upon the members to take a solemn pledge to serve India and her people.

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Tryst with Destiny

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