Happy Independence Day-2009


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Aug. 15, 1947: Mountbatten swears Nehru in as Prime Minister of India

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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.

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The dead – Punjab , 1947

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Nehru and Gandhi at AICC meeting, July 1946

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Ghandhiji Addressing people

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Mountbatten arrives at Delhi airport; received by Nehru and Liaquat Ali. March 25, 1947

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1948: The news of Gandhi’s assassination hits the streets. A stunned crowd gathers in Calcutta

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1948: Crowds in New Delhi wait for a glimpse of Gandhi’s funeral procession.

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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.

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1971: Indira Gandhi reviews the troops, in the context of militaryand diplomatic preparations for the Bangladesh War.

This is our Independence Day!Let’s be proud to feel the Freedom!

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!

 

Shashidhar kumar greets Happy Independence Day-2009

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

Vande Mataram!

31 States,
1618 Languages,
6400 Castes,
6 Religion,
6 Ethnic Groups,
29 Major festivals
& 1 Country!

Be Proud to be an Indian!

Happy Independence Day

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