India’s first Olympic gold medal in 1928 represented a country determined to shake off the colonial yoke. Here’s India’s fascinating story at the Games, from barefoot athletes, to a dream run on the hockey field, to a country trying to rekindle the Olympic spirit. Take a look.
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
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