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A Historical Fact from the Book Freedom At Midnight – Episode 4

Watch this short video to demystify the reason behind why 15th August was chosen as the date for Indian Independence

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A Historical Fact from the Book Freedom At Midnight – Episode 4

This video talks about three historical facts from the book “Freedom at Midnight”

Why Indian Independence was so arduous and a difficult task?

Why the first Indian Independence draft was a miserable failure?

How the Indian leaders reacted to the final drafted plan

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A Historical Fact from the Book Freedom At Midnight


This video is about the conversation of Lord Mountbatten, the last British Viceroy to British-India, with four of the prominent leaders of that time(Jawaharlal Nehru, Mahatma Gandhi, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, and Mohammed Ali Jinnah). These discussions were vital as they shaped the fate of Indian independence and Partition

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13 Hours and 5 minutes

And as I sit on the plane✈️ preparing to fly for another 13 hours before I reach Delhi. I wonder why there is always a sense of excitement, the charm of a child that engulfs me when the word India 🇮🇳 crosses my mind.

Now America🇺🇸 is home🏡, but I guess forgetting your first love❤️ is always arduous.

With a benign smile and a mind clouded with many nostalgic thoughts, I, with a fervent heart is eager to arrive.

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