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Indian independence And Partition pictures | Images Of 1947

Indian independence came with a hefty price: a bloody partition in which a million people were killed, and many millions were displaced from their homes. These photographs capture the tumult of 1947. Thousands gathered at Red Fort on the morning of August 16, 1947 to watch Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru hoist the tricolor above the fort’s Lahore Gate. The ceremony was held on August 16 because the new cabinet was sworn in on August 15. (The Nehru Memorial Library) In

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