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Half-Day Tour of Amritsar Including the Golden Temple On this 5-hour tour, visit the historical places that have played a major role In India’s independence. Visit Jallianwala Bagh to witness the massacre created by General Dyer. Learn about the culture of Punjab, their people and significant places.Start your tour with a pickup from your hotel. After you guide briefs you about your tour, you will ride a tuk tuk or rickshaw to your first destination, Jallianwala Bagh, a memori...

Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru Jayanti. Jawaharlal Nehru (November 14, 1889 – May 27, 1964). Jawaharlal Nehru was the first Prime Minister of India. He emerged as the paramount leader of the Indian Independence Movement under the tutelage of Mahatma Gandhi and ruled India from its establishment as an independent nation in 1947 until his death in office in 1964. [Graphic Design: GoldenTwine Graphic http://www.goldentwine.com/ind.htm]

INDEPENDENCE INDIA AUGUST 1947 (GOV 1929) Watched by Lady Mountbatten, Jawaharlal Nehru is sworn in as India's first Prime Minister by the outgoing Viceroy, Lord Mountbatten.

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from The Quirky Traveller Blog

Celebrating India's Independence Day - photo essay

To celebrate World Heritage Day, we're celebrating some of the worlds top monuments and sites of cultural and architectural significance. The Taj Mahal, India is up there with the best. Have you visited it yet?

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The Birth and Partition of a Nation: India's Independence Told in Photos

Pakistan. Peshawar, 1947. The Partition of a Nation. In 1947 the British Raj became the two independent nations, India and Pakistan

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Friday's Fantastic Finds

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Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (1869-1948). As a practitioner of ahimsa (non-violence), Gandhi swore to speak the truth and advocated that others do the same. His philosophy and leadership helped India gain independence and inspired movements for civil rights and freedom across the world.

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Tricolor Sandwiches

Our indian flag is indeed an inspiring one, and kids and elders alike love the combination of energising colours on it. Why not bring those colours into a sandwich, to create the same josh in your taste-buds. A green layer of minty paneer and an orange layer of creamy carrots also complement each other well in taste.

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