Remembering The Indian Freedom Struggle: A Photo Essay

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Paying homage to the great India freedom struggle, here is the Indian Independence Movement captured in pictures:

The Sepoy mutiny; also called the First War of Independence, 1857. Mangal Pandey had emerged as a hero leading the revolt against use of artillery that used animal fats.

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The decision to partition Bengal into east and west Bengal in 1905 was passed

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Mahatma Gandhi arrives to India from South Africa in 1915

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Bal Gangadhar Tilak along with Annie Besant launches the Home Rule Movement in 1916
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Mahatma Gandhi launched the Chamaparan Campaign in Bihar in 1917 to voice the grievances of the indigo planters there

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The Jallianwala Bagh massacre of 1919 in Amritsar that left hundreds of Indian dead after an unarmed civilian gathered to protest against the arrest of two leaders

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Gandhi started the non-cooperation movement in 1920 which lasted till 1922

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Simon commission arrives in Bombay in 1928

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Gandhi launches the Civil Disobedience Movement across the entire nation in 1930

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Indian National Congress adopts the Quit India Resolution in Bombay, 1942

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Subhash Chandra Bose establishes the Azad Hind Fauj or the Indian National Army, 1942

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August 15, 1947 India gains freedom

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Today marks the 68th anniversary to India’s Independence. Happy Independence Day to all.

Jai Hind!

Pallavi Sharma


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