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15 Unseen Pictures Of India, Before And After It Became Independent
 
Sometime in the year 1947, Mahatama Gandhi and Lord Mountbatten have a conversation regarding Indian independence

Sometime in the year 1947, Mahatama Gandhi and Lord Mountbatten have a conversation regarding Indian independence

June 1947: Father of the nation Mahatama Gandhi and Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru talk at a refugee camp in Hardiwar

June 1947: Father of the nation Mahatama Gandhi and Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru talk at a refugee camp in Hardiwar

March 24, 1947: Lord Mountbatten is sworn in as the first Governor General of Independent India

March 24, 1947: Lord Mountbatten is sworn in as the first Governor General of Independent India

August 8, 1947:  Politician Madan Mohan Malviya sits in a political meeting at New Delhi

August 8, 1947: Politician Madan Mohan Malviya sits in a political meeting at New Delhi

Mohammad Ali Jinnah and Jawaharlal Nehru at a meeting in Shimla, in 1946. This was the first time Jinnah demanded the creation of an all-Islamic state, Pakistan

Mohammad Ali Jinnah and Jawaharlal Nehru at a meeting in Shimla, in 1946. This was the first time Jinnah demanded the creation of an all-Islamic state, Pakistan

August 15, 1947: C Rajagopalachari takes the oath of first Governor General of the independent India

August 15, 1947: C Rajagopalachari takes the oath of first Governor General of the independent India

December 1947: India’s last viceroy Lord Mountbatten with the Maharaja of Jaipur in New Delhi

December 1947: India’s last viceroy Lord Mountbatten with the Maharaja of Jaipur in New Delhi

August 15, 1947: Maharaja Jiwaji Rao Scindia, descendant of the Scindia dynasty, addresses a gathering on India

August 15, 1947: Maharaja Jiwaji Rao Scindia, descendant of the Scindia dynasty, addresses a gathering on India's first Independence Day

Sometime in 1947, refugees from East Pakistan arrive barefoot in India during the partition. This shot speaks volumes about their grief

Sometime in 1947, refugees from East Pakistan arrive barefoot in India during the partition. This shot speaks volumes about their grief

Sometime in the year 1950, a train full of refugees arrives at Ambala, Punjab

Sometime in the year 1950, a train full of refugees arrives at Ambala, Punjab

January 1948: C Rajgopalachari and Dr. Rajendra Prasad have a conversation as Sardar Vallabhai Patel watches

January 1948: C Rajgopalachari and Dr. Rajendra Prasad have a conversation as Sardar Vallabhai Patel watches

Sometime in the 40s, veteran Congress leaders Sarojini Naidu and Maualana Azad come out from a party session in Bombay

Sometime in the 40s, veteran Congress leaders Sarojini Naidu and Maualana Azad come out from a party session in Bombay

During the partition, refugees try to flee in a boat from East Pakistan, trying to enter West Bengal

During the partition, refugees try to flee in a boat from East Pakistan, trying to enter West Bengal

August 1942:  A group photo of the supporters of the Quit India movement

August 1942: A group photo of the supporters of the Quit India movement

Sometime in 1942, Pandit Nehru interacts with participants of the Quit India movement

Sometime in 1942, Pandit Nehru interacts with participants of the Quit India movement

 
 
 
 
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