Did you do anything special to mark the day? Do you have any vivid memories of I-days past? Do you have a comment on the way people around you celebrate the day? Perhaps you have thoughts on India's independence movement?
Come write about it, any genre, any style. Keep it short, though; think of it as calisthenics for Quick Tales and stay under 500 words.
So as not to interrupt the creative flow, no comments on other people's contributions until the 16th August.