• Amristar Massacre

    Amristar Massacre
    The Amritsar Massacre took place on April 10, 1919 in Amritsar situated in Punjab. It was a time of great unrest when the Indian freedom struggle was going on with vigorous energy. A crowd peacefully gathered in the Jallianwala Bagh (garden) and a public meeting was going on. The English army, under the leadership of General Reginald Dyer opened fire on the unarmed mob killing 1800 people. There was only one narrow pathway leading to open place outside which was blocked by the British army. The
  • Salt March

    Salt March
    Gandhi began a new campaign in 1930, the Salt Satyagraha. Gandhi and his followers set off on a 200-mile journey from Ashram Ahmedabad to the Arabian Ocean where Gandhi wanted to pick up a few grains of salt. This action formed the symbolic focal point of a campaign of civil disobedience in which the state monopoly on salt was the first target.
  • Indian Independence

    India's Independence Day is celebrated on 15 August to commemorate its independence from British rule and its birth as a sovereign nation on that day in 1947. The day is a national holiday in India. All over the country, flag-hoisting ceremonies are conducted by the local administration in attendance.
  • Quit India Movement

    Quit India Movement
    The term Indian independence movement incorporates various national and regional campaigns, agitations and efforts of both nonviolent and militant philosophy. The term encompasses a wide spectrum of political organizations, philosophies, and movements which had the common aim of ending the British British Colonial Authority as well as other colonial administrations in South Asia.
  • Formation of Pakistan

    Formation of Pakistan
    The Indian military had no role in the relinquishment of control by the British and the division of India into two parts-- India and Pakistan. Under their British commanders, the Indian military had resisted the nationalist tide, and then, when London changed its course, Indian military personnel obediently shifted their allegiance to new masters.
  • Gandhi Assassination

    After the failed attempt at Birla House, Nathuram Godse and Narayan Apte returned to Pune via Mumbai (Bombay). With the help of Dr. Dattatraya Parchure and Gangadhar Dandavate, Nathuram Godse and Narayan Apte purchased a Beretta Semi-automatic firearm and eleven rounds of ammunition at Gwalior and reached Delhi on January 29, 1948, checking into the Retiring room No. 6 at Delhi Railway Station. On January 30, 1948, at 5:17 p.m., Nathuram Godse got close enough to Mahatma Gandhi and shot him thre