With the Indian independence, more than 300 royal families lost their power and wealth. But there is one family that still plays an important role in India's modern-day governance and politics. Author Rasheed Kidwai talks about the House of Scindias of Gwalior on #LHIBookClub
History often ignores the story of the people who were witness to it. The Partition of India wasn't just a division of land, it was a devastating uprooting of people, amidst unimaginable violence from all sides. Oral historian and author of Remnants of a Separation, Aanchal Malhotra, talks about her work.
He swore revenge for every man, woman and child slaughtered at Jallianwala. Author Anita Anand tells the remarkable story of Udham Singh, the revolutionary who assassinated Michael O’Dwyer, and his twenty-year quest for revenge which took him around the world...
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