By Balaji Viswanathan
Trip via India's modern historical past - from the time of independence in 1947 to 2014. It covers a number of goods from the political integration of India to the making of Indian structure, the historical past of Indian activities, economic climate, videos, technology, between different subject matters.
Through this intriguing teach trip we'll meet many of the old characters - Nehru, Patel, Ambedkar, Tendulkar, vice president Menon, Kalam, Homi Bhaba, Narasimha Rao. the 1st nine chapters of this 18 bankruptcy publication specialize in the darker part of the background - wars, injuries, failures and deaths. the second one nine chapters specialize in the brighter part of the heritage - some of the achievements India has made in international coverage, economics, technology and paintings. we'll begin with the far away previous historical past that resulted in 1947 and we'll finish with the recipes for the longer term
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