The massacre of civilians at Jallianwala Bagh on 13th April, 1919 was more than just colonial cruelty beyond imagination. The aftermath highlighted an unrepentant Empire, and triggered a push in India for ‘non-cooperation’ and independence. #MakingofModernIndia
They chose death, torture and abuse rather than yield to the colonial British. These were the Khudai Khidmatgars of the North West Frontier Province. Catch the story of a movement at the forefront of India’s freedom struggle and its fearless leader, ‘Frontier Gandhi’
The 1920s was a decade of sweeping political changes, from non-cooperation to deciding on 26th January as Independence Day. It was a time of political awakening, a time when the freedom movement was building critical mass. Only 17 years later, India would be free. Take a look.
Shifting the imperial capital from Calcutta to Delhi was one of the biggest ironies of the British Raj. So much had changed in the 20 years between the declaration that Delhi would be capital and 1931 when it actually became one... Here is why it was a milestone...
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