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Howrah Bridge

Howrah Bridge

The Howrah Bridge was constructed between 1936 and 1942. It replaced the Floating Pontoon Bridge that connected Howrah and Kolkata (then Calcutta). The Howrah Bridge was opened to public in February 1943. The Howrah Bridge was renamed as Rabindra

A Pathan

A Pathan

[Original caption] An inhabitant of North-West India unsurpassed as a hill fighter. Although Mahomedans, the Pathans rebelled against the Mogul Emperors round about the sixteenth century and were in consequence forced to keep to the hills. [end]

Gandhi

Gandhi

Mahatma Gandhi, the father of Indian Independence, from a series celebrating heroes of the struggle.

[Recto, Translated from Gujarati] “Mahatma Gandhi started a novel non- violence war.

Jai Hind

Jai Hind

Jai Hind - Hail India - was the slogan for the Indian National Freedom Movement.

[Original Caption] We bow down with all humility before our Mother India.

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