RAWALPINDI: Jashan-e-Azadi preparation is in full swing as the nation will celebrate its 66th Independence Day with great enthusiasm and national fervor on August 14.
The 14th August is a national holiday in Pakistan. The day is celebrated all over the country with flag raising ceremonies, tributes to the national heroes and fireworks taking place.
In Rawalpindi, Jashan-e-Azadi preparation is getting momentum as the vendors have set up stalls for the sale of Colorful bunties, national flags, banners and picture of national heroes who struggled day and night to achieve a common goal.
National songs are in the air which gives the message that whole the nation is united and tidy. The national flag will be hoisted at the important buildings to celebrate the day with befitting manners.
Sweets will be distributed among the poor. Special prizes will be awarded to those who decorate and illuminate their building at best.
Meanwhile prices of flags, pictures of national heroes and other stuff like badges are out of reach of common man, however some will buy and some will pray that prices go down in this regard.