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
The dead - Punjab, 1947
1971: Indira Gandhi reviews the troops, in the
context of militaryand diplomatic preparations for the Bangladesh War.
Ghandhiji Addressing people
Nehru and Gandhi at AICC meeting, July 1946
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.
This is our
Freedom is not a Right but a Feeling!
Let's be proud to feel the
Let's say loud we are INDIANS!
Let all of us get to-gather &
Let's Celebrate Our Freedom!
It is our duty to preserve this
Carry this forward to the
We will do!
Set the celebration on Air, Share
your Joy, You're Free to do it, Send this to every Indian, to say