By Balaji Viswanathan
Trip via India's modern background - from the time of independence in 1947 to 2014. It covers a variety of goods from the political integration of India to the making of Indian structure, the heritage of Indian activities, economic climate, video clips, technology, between different issues.
Through this interesting teach trip we'll meet many of the ancient characters - Nehru, Patel, Ambedkar, Tendulkar, vice chairman Menon, Kalam, Homi Bhaba, Narasimha Rao. the 1st nine chapters of this 18 bankruptcy e-book concentrate on the darker part of the historical past - wars, injuries, failures and deaths. the second one nine chapters specialize in the brighter part of the background - some of the achievements India has made in international coverage, economics, technology and paintings. we'll begin with the far away prior heritage that resulted in 1947 and we are going to finish with the recipes for the long run
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