WATCH | The story of India after Independence in less than 1 hour

WATCH | The story of India after Independence in less than 1 hour


Jawaharlal Nehru, India’s first prime minister, with Mahatma Gandhi, the Father of the Nation. (Photo: Getty Images)

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Join Rajdeep Sardesai and historian Ramachandra Guha for a trip back in time
  • Special broadcast explores defining moments of independent India’s history
  • Extraordinary collection of photos, videos bring story to life

Got around 50 minutes to spare? That’s all we need to take you on a fascinating trip back in time: A tour of India after independence.

On this special broadcast, India Today’s Rajdeep Sardesai and historian Ramachandra Guha, the author of India After Gandhi, discuss the defining moments of the last seven decades in Indian history.

The tale unfolds not just in the conversation, but also in an extraordinary series of archival photos and videos that bring it to life before your eyes.

You can watch it right here.

As well, be sure to read the special essays in India Today magazine’s Independence Day special — on dissent, on secularism, on the economy, and more. You can find them all on this page.

One last thing — Happy Independence Day!



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