Did India Get Independence in 1947? Transfer Of Power


Did India get Independence on 15th August 1947? This is not a very simple question that can be answered with a straightforward Yes or No. We  normally expect a declaration by the Occupying Power that they are granting independence to the country they have ruled. Alternately the country that had been occupied should announce that they are free, though this is not normal as it is the occupier who has to declare that the occupied country is free