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Puducherry celebrates its 45th Independence Day on August 16

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Puducherry, Aug 15: The Union Territory of Puducherry will celebrate its 45th Independence Day here tomorrow.It was on August 16, 1962, that the ''De-Jure'' (Legal merger of the Union Territory with the Indian union) was effected after the French parliament ratified the treaty of cession.
The Union Territory will observe a public holiday tomorrow.Freedom fighters, who fought for the liberation of Puducherry from the French colonialism will be honoured on the occasion. UNI Tags: puducherry, 45th independence day, freedom fighters.

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