Aug. 15, 1947: Mountbatten swears Nehru in as Prime Minister of India
TRAIN TO PAKISTAN ; India 1947. Trains packed with refugees – Hindus and Sikhs headed for India , and Muslims headed for Pakistan
– were convenient targets for gangs of killers on both sides of the border. Inadequately protected ‘Refugee Specials’ were
typically stopped, and the occupants butchered, several times in the course of the journey.
The dead – Punjab , 1947
Nehru and Gandhi at AICC meeting, July 1946
Ghandhiji Addressing people
Mountbatten arrives at Delhi airport; received by Nehru and Liaquat Ali. March 25, 1947
1948: The news of Gandhi’s assassination hits the streets. A stunned crowd gathers in Calcutta
1948: Crowds in New Delhi wait for a glimpse of Gandhi’s funeral procession.
A Library being divided at the time of partition. Heart trembles to see this sight and it is tough to imagine the state of the
nation at the moment when people needed to hold hands.
1971: Indira Gandhi reviews the troops, in the context of militaryand diplomatic preparations for the Bangladesh War.
Let’s say loud we are INDIANS!!!
Let all of us get to-gather &
Let’s Celebrate Our Freedom!
Freedom is not a Right but a Feeling!
It is our duty to preserve this Freedom!
Carry this forward to the future!
We did, We do, and We will do!!!
Set the celebration on Air, Share your Joy, You’re Free to do it, Send this to every Indian, to say
6 Ethnic Groups,
29 Major festivals
& 1 Country!
Be Proud to be an Indian!
Happy Independence Day