1950: India becomes a republic


http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/january/26/

newsid_3475000/3475569.stm

 

Then in 1948 the man who steered India to independence, Mahatma Gandhi, was assassinated (a more appropriate word used in 1950 by the then reporter as compared to the Indian reporter pulled up in my previous article for using the word ‘murder’)

Indian children

In Pictures: India marks Republic Day

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/in_depth/photo_gallery/3430243.stm

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/in_pictures/4648050.stm 

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