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Here's the list of the best moments in indian history. The moments that made the whole country proud.
5 . Rabindranath Tagore Nobel Prize
He was the one who reshaped literature in india. He became the first non-European to win the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1913 for gitanjali that is still remembered for its "profoundly sensitive, fresh and beautiful verse".
4 . Swami Vivekananda Speech
Swami Vivekananda was the man who proudly projected the history and the rich culture of India to the west around 19th century. He represented India and Hinduism at the Parliament of the World's Religions, Chicago. There. he began his speech with, "Sisters and brothers of America!". These touching words got a standing ovation for around two minutes from a crowd of seven thousand. Although the speech was short, it voiced the spirit of the Parliament and sense of universality.
3 . 1983 Cricket Worldcup
This great moment was held on 25 June1983 in England when India defeated West Indies in the world cup final match by 43 runs. Amarnath was the most economical bowler, giving just 12 runs from his seven overs and taking 3 wickets.
2 . 1975 Men's Hockey World Cup
In the final, India defeated Pakistan from a goal difference of 2–1. Ashok Kumar scored the all-important winning goal to achieve India's lone triumph in the World cup.
1 . Indian Freedom
On 15 August, 1947 India won freedom from the clutches of the British, who ruled India for about 190 years. This was the moment for which millions of indian freedom fighters sacrificed their life.
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