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Bose Not Gandhi Ended British Rule: Ambedkar

Bose, Not Gandhi, Ended British Rule In India: Ambedkar

In an interview to BBC in February 1955, Babasaheb elucidated the reason why the British left India in 1947. Subsequently, Attlee agreed Netaji was the toughest challenge the Empire faced. Several defence and intelligence experts agreed, too. Bose Not Gandhi Ended British Rule – Why even after 70 years of his disappearance the people of India are so keen on …

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How General Dyer was honoured by some Indians

How General Dyer was honoured by some Indians

General Reginald Dyer defending his actions on April 13, 1919, in Jallianwala Bagh How Reginald Dyer, the General who ordered Jallianwala Bagh massacre, was honoured by some Indians Jallianwala Bagh massacre by the British was one of the worst events in the history of India. As per British official records, 379 unarmed Indians were killed and 1100 were injured because …

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Netaji Subhas against grip of Gandhi-Nehru

Netaji Subhas against grip of Gandhi-Nehru

Subhas Chandra Bose’s struggle within Congress was a statement against the highly personalised high-command structure and dictatorial grip of Gandhi-Nehru On refusing the follow the party line, after resigning as the President of AICC, in the month of August same year, Bose was disqualified as President of Bengal’s Provincial Congress Committee as well for three years on the charges of …

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Netaji Subhash: Declaration of Independence

Netaji Subhash: Declaration of Independence

21 October 1943: Netaji Subhash had formed the Azad Hind Government, India’s ‘declaration of independence’ The existence of the Azad Hind Government had given India’s independence struggle a greater legitimacy. The brave actions of Subhash Chandra Bose and his decision to set up the country’s first government had directly or indirectly triggered a chain of events that eventually forced the …

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Other side of Subhash Chandra Bose

Other side of Subhash Chandra Bose

Other side of Subhash Chandra Bose: One hundred and nineteen years ago, on January 23, was born one of India‘s most iconic political figures – Subhas Chandra Bose. Forty four years later, in 1941, he left the country never to return, dying in a controversial aircrash on August 18, 1945. Many enquiries later, and with ample historical evidence available, the …

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Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Speech: Busts myth of ‘Muslims chose India’

Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Speech: Busts myth of 'Muslims chose India'

Watch: The 1948 Calcutta Maidan speech of Sardar Patel that busts the myth of ‘Muslims chose India’ and is relevant even today While it has now become almost unforgivable to question the core tenet of Nehruvian Secularism, the political stalwarts of the Independence era were well aware that Muslims had not chosen to remain in India because they rejected the …

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