Independence Day: 5 landmarks in India that speak of our freedom struggle

First Published 15, Aug 2020, 11:02 AM


On the occasion of the 74th Independence Day, we take a look at eight places where one can pay homage to the long struggle for freedom
 

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Red Fort: It is the centre of India's first freedom struggle of 1857. It is the first place to witness Independent India's flag hoisting ceremony on August 15, 1947.<br />
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Red Fort: It is the centre of India's first freedom struggle of 1857. It is the first place to witness Independent India's flag hoisting ceremony on August 15, 1947.
 

<p>Jallianwala Bagh: The bullet marks on the wall of this place still gives the chills to people who visit this place.<br />
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Jallianwala Bagh: The bullet marks on the wall of this place still gives the chills to people who visit this place.
 

<p>Sabarmati Ashram: Considered to be the key point of Gandhian Satyagraha, this ashram saw many historical movements--like the Dandi Salt March of 1930.</p>

Sabarmati Ashram: Considered to be the key point of Gandhian Satyagraha, this ashram saw many historical movements--like the Dandi Salt March of 1930.

<p>Aga Khan Palace: The palace was used as a prison to hold many prominent freedom fighters under arrest.</p>

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Aga Khan Palace: The palace was used as a prison to hold many prominent freedom fighters under arrest.

 

<p>Moirang, Manipur: Led by Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose, the Indian National Army (INA) defeated the British, to establish the provisional independent government in Moirang.</p>

Moirang, Manipur: Led by Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose, the Indian National Army (INA) defeated the British, to establish the provisional independent government in Moirang.

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