In 1942, a 22-year-old Usha Mehta helped establish the underground station, Congress Radio, which amplified Mahatma Gandhi's message of 'do or die'. Author Usha Thakkar captures the extraordinary story of Usha Mehta and the clandestine radio station she launched, which kept the British on their toes.
As Sardar Patel's deputy, VP Menon was unarguably the architect of the modern India. Yet startlingly little is known about this bureaucrat, patriot and visionary. We talk to his biographer, historian Narayani Basu, on #LHIBookClub
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
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