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    How Gandhi’s Dandi March Shook the British Empire!

    The march on foot undertaken by Gandhi and seventy-eight freedom fighters was the most significant event in the history of the breach of salt law in our country. It was commenced in accordance with a fixed schedule to be carried on by them during the …

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    The Dandi March and its Long-term effect

    The Dandi March, also known as the Salt Satyagraha, salt March and the Dandi Satyagraha, was an act of nonviolent civil disobedience in colonial India led by Mahatma Gandhi. The twenty-four day march lasted from 12 March 1930 to 5 April 1930 as a direct …

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    August 15, 1947 – From Bondage to Freedom

    Every year on August 15, the Indian nation celebrates its Independence Day with great pride and enthusiasm. It is the day on which in 1947, the British transferred political power to the Indians after nearly 200 years of imperial rule over the country. This day …

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    Honorable Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi addresses at the inauguration the ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav’

    Present on the stage, Governor of Gujarat Shri Acharya Dev Vrat ji, Chief Minister Shri Vijay Rupani ji, my colleague in the Union Council of Ministers, Shri Prahlad Patel ji, my fellow Parliamentarian in the Lok Sabha, Shri C.R. Patil ji, the newly elected Mayor …

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    What Swaraj meant to Gandhi?

    The twentieth century has been characterised as a century of widespread democratic upsurge. The first half of the century witnessed the overthrow of colonialism in Asia and Africa because of the liberation struggles. The Indian freedom movement led by Mahatma Gandhi which used nonviolent direct …

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    Quit India

    WITH THE OUTBREAK of the war in 1939, Gandhi was dragged back into the political arena. He had loyally supported the Empire in the First World War. In the Boer War, even though his moral sympathies were with the Boers who were fighting for their …

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  • British Government Must Apologize for Jallianwala Baugh Massacre

    British Government Must Apologize for Jallianwala Baugh Massacre

      In 2019, the Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby visited the site of a brutal massacre, Jallianwala Baugh, which happened in 1919 under British colonial rule in India and offered his personal apologies. He expressed his “deep sense of grief” for a “terrible atrocity.” The …

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    Natives beaten down by police in India salt bed raid

    By WEBB MILLER, United Press Staff Correspondent DHARASANA, India, Wednesday, May 21, 1930 (UP) – Prayers said as white-clad volunteers knelt in the moonlight and an impassioned speech by the poetess-leader, Mrs. Sarojini Naidu, opened the mass attack of 2,500 independence demonstrators today on the …

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    The road to India’s partition

    As citizens of India and Pakistan celebrate 71 years of their independence on August 15, they will also remember 1947 as the momentous year of their simultaneous birth. That year, the British quit their “jewel in the crown” and partitioned colonial India on the basis …

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  • Professor Arvind Panagariya very bullish on India

    Professor Arvind Panagariya Bullish on India

    By Raj Shah, Managing Editor, Desh-Videsh Imagine you are twenty two years old, just graduated from a small university in India and you earn admission to three of the most prestigious universities in the United States – Princeton University, University of Chicago, and Cornell University. …

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