Indians hoist flags around their houses and sing national songs like Vande Matram and Jan Gann Man and pay respects to the men and women who gave the country its independence. It is reported that these sites were hacked by Indian hackers 14th August.
State ministers insist it is merely an administrative matter, helping Muslim schools to prove they are taking part in national holidays, a key requirement to receive government funding.
"On the auspicious occasion of India's Independence day, we will grant medical visa in all bona fide cases pending with us", Minister for External Affairs Sushma Swaraj said in a tweet on Tuesday night.
However, what is more important is the reason why the two nations were separated. They had already experimented it when they divided Bengal based on communal lines in 1905.
Today, Pakistan is at a perpetual war with India, with severalpeace talks and ceasefire agreements having failed repeatedly.
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After partition there were 330 million people in India, 30 million in West Pakistan and 30 million people in East Pakistan (now Bangladesh). The message also said "We Salute Indian army" and had a quote from the Bhagavad Gita.
A common denominator in this majority Hindu-Muslim issue between India and Pakistan has been the other minority religious groups who are on both sides of the divide. Technology has gripped in the whole world and as we are being driven by it, every individual irrespective of their financial status should be able to access the basic sources of technology for their daily purposes.
"On behalf of the Government of the United States of America, I would like to congratulate the Pakistani people as they celebrate their 70th anniversary of independence", the Secretary said in a statement. No way to change neighbours, let's work towards peace, tolerance and love.
Writing on Facebook from India, Kalpesh Patel commented: "Hope this goes viral in Pakistan".