**Answer:**

Option A

**Explanation:**

15th August 1947 = (1946 years + Period from 1st January 1947 to 15th August 1947)

Counting of odd days :

1600 years have 0 odd day, 300 years have 1 odd day

47 years =11 leap years + 36 ordinary years = (11x2)+ (36xl) odd days

= 22 + 36 = 58 odd days = 2 odd days

Jan |
Feb |
March |
April |
May |
June |
July |
August |

31 |
28 |
31 |
30 |
31 |
30 |
31 |
15 |

= 227 days = 32 weeks + 3 days = 3 odd days

Total No. of odd days = 0 +1+2 + 3 = 6 odd days

The required day was **Saturday.**