As the Covid19 pandemic shuts down life & has us all holding our breath, we tell you how the current colonial-era law being invoked in India was enacted as a reaction to the devastating Bubonic plague epidemic that hit India, especially Bombay in 1896. The mishandling of the epidemic by the British, had serious consequences.
Travelling between Mumbai and Pune wasn’t always a breeze. In the mid-19th century, about 24,000 Indian labourers died while cutting the original path between these two cities. Catch the story of the treacherous Bhor Ghat and the railway line that changed the fortunes of the British