There are several incidents happened since Independence which had a huge effect on this country. After India got Independence on 15 th of August 1947, Mahatma Gandhi was assassinated by Nathuram Godse in 1948. Indian became a Republic in 1950 on 26 th of January. Goa was liberated in the year 1961 while Bangladesh was created after Indo-Pak war in the year 1971. Indira Gandhi imposed Emergency in the year 1975 and for the first time the Congress party has lost the election in 1977. Watch the video for more details.