He led India for 17 years, his socialist reforms setting the tone for the new nation. But it was the heartbreak of betrayal, when China attacked in 1962, that he found unbearable. In the death of Jawaharlal Nehru in 1964, India lost one of her greatest statesmen.
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.
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