69 Images of Independence!

India, as a country, has grown tremendously in these 68 years. On the eve of our 69th independent year, lets look back at all those things that make us proud to be INDIANS!

Partition of India
Partition of India
The Times of India, 15th August, 1947
The Times of India, 15th August, 1947
Gandhi and Jinnah
Gandhi and Jinnah
Evolution of the Indian National Flag
Evolution of the Indian National Flag
Nehru and Prasad, the first PM and President of India, respectively
Nehru and Prasad, the first PM and President of India, respectively
Multi-party System
Multi-party System
Varanasi
Varanasi
Mumbai
Mumbai
Pahalgham (Kashmir)
Pahalgham (Kashmir)
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Allepy (Kerela)
Allepy (Kerela)
Delhi
Delhi
Kolkata
Kolkata
Victoria Memorial
Victoria Memorial
CST, Mumbai
CST, Mumbai
India Gate
India Gate

Charminar-Pride_of_Hyderabad

Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Red Fort
Red Fort
Right to Religion
Right to Religion
Christmas
Christmas
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Onam
Holi
Holi
Ganesh Chaturthi
Ganesh Chaturthi
Diwali
Diwali
Durga Puja
Durga Puja
North Indian Dal
North Indian Dal
South Indian Dosa
South Indian Dosa
Indian Thali
Indian Thali
Indian Bride- Our Culture
Indian Bride- Our Culture
Vidya Balan
Vidya Balan
Kalpana Chawla
Kalpana Chawla
Sachin Tendulkar
Sachin Tendulkar
Mukesh Ambani
Mukesh Ambani
Priyanka Chopra
Priyanka Chopra
Mother Teresa
Mother Teresa
Milkha Singh
Milkha Singh
Narendra Modi
Narendra Modi
Jhumpa Lahiri
Jhumpa Lahiri
APJ Abdul Kalam
APJ Abdul Kalam
Manmohan Singh (the Economist)
Manmohan Singh (the Economist)
Rabindranath Tagore
Rabindranath Tagore
Saina Nehwal and Mary Kom
Saina Nehwal and Mary Kom
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan
Arundhati Roy
Arundhati Roy
Sania Mirza
Sania Mirza
Chanda Kochar
Chanda Kochar
Kangana Ranaut
Kangana Ranaut
Raghuram Rajan
Raghuram Rajan
Amitabh Bachchan
Amitabh Bachchan
Language Diversity
Language Diversity
Indian Cricket Team
Indian Cricket Team
Indian Hockey Team
Indian Hockey Team
Providing employment to millions
Providing employment to millions
One of the best books penned by an Indian Author
One of the best books penned by an Indian Author
ISRO's Mangalyan
ISRO’s Mangalyan

Our beliefs…

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This is hanged outside houses to keep the evil spirits away
This is hanged outside houses to keep the evil spirits away

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Black Cat is considered Evil
Black Cat is considered Evil

Our Problems…

Over population
Over population
Sexism
Sexism
Illiteracy
Illiteracy
Prostitution Above: Kareena Kapoor Khan in a still from Talaash
Prostitution
Above: Kareena Kapoor Khan in a still from Talaash
Child Labour
Child Labour
Poverty
Poverty

And then there is every Indian Mother who makes us a lot more prouder!

Jaya Bachchan as SRK's mother in a still from Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Ghum
Jaya Bachchan as SRK’s mother in a still from Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Ghum

Honorary Mention!

Indian Jugaad
Indian Jugaad

 JAI HIND!

P.S. Special thanks to Pujita (Poo) for topic recommendation!

Image Courtesy: Sources on Google

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