The great stupas of Pakistan's Sindh, Punjab, Afghanistan and beyond tell the tale of how Buddhism travelled and then spread along the ancient Silk Route. Join us for a rare journey along this stretch with Sunita Dwivedi, the author of 'Buddha in Gandhara', who has been travelling the old Silk Route for the last decade!
A vile plan was devised by a handful of powerful princes to not join either India or Pakistan and instead create a third dominion called Princestan consisting of the 565 princely states and retain paramountcy. However, three persons stood in the way...Author and journalist Sandeep Bamzai throws light on this subject on #LHIBookClub
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.
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