At the stroke of the midnight hour, when the world sleeps, India will awake to life and freedom. A moment comes, which comes but rarely in history, when we step out from the old to the new, when an age ends, and when the soul of a nation, long suppressed, finds utterance.
this is how we fly our Tiranga (national flag) 15 Aug 1947
Gandhiji, subhash ji patelji and rajendraji) Circa 1940: Indian nationalist leader, Subhas Chandra Bose (1897 – 1945). (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)
Bose advocated complete independence for India at the earliest, whereas the All-India Congress Committee wanted it in phases, through Dominion status. Finally at the historic Lahore Congress convention, the Congress adopted Purna Swaraj (complete independence) as its motto. (1944)
Nehru ji and Mountbatten at India Gate 16 Aug 1947
Jinnha and gandhi
jinnha was the first person who said- “i m Indian first and Indian last”, and also the first person (ten year latter) who said- two nation theory,
Bose was imprisoned twice in 1921 and 1924. He was elected president of the Congress in 1938 defeating Mahatma Gandhi’s candidate Patabhi Sitaramavya in 1938. He resigned from Congress and formed the Forward Block.
guruji at 1942
and last one-
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