Our Staff reporter Bahawalpur - The preparations are in full swing to celebrate Independence Day with traditional enthusiasm on August 14. The people, especially the children are enthusiastically purchasing national flags, buntings, posters, stickers and candles to decorate their homes on the day when Pakistan came into being. A number of social, cultural and literary organisations of the area besides Radio Pakistan, Bahawalpur and educational institutes have chalked out a number of programmes significant to the occasion.