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Independence Day Special: Rare Photos of Indian Freedom Fighters

India | News18 | August 15, 2018, 12:41 am
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 Subhas Chandra Bose, an Indian nationalist who fought the British during the Second World War. (Image: Getty Images)

Subhas Chandra Bose, an Indian nationalist who fought the British during the Second World War. (Image: Getty Images)

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 Mahatma Gandhi leading the Salt March in protest against the government monopoly on salt production. (Image: Getty Images)

Mahatma Gandhi leading the Salt March in protest against the government monopoly on salt production. (Image: Getty Images)

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 Jawaharlal Nehru and Subhas Chandra Bose with Indian independantists, India, April 7, 1930. (Image: Getty Images)

Jawaharlal Nehru and Subhas Chandra Bose with Indian independantists, India, April 7, 1930. (Image: Getty Images)

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 Lal Bahadur Shastri was the 2nd Prime Minister of India and a senior leader of the Indian National Congress political party. He joined the Indian independence movement in the 1920. (Image: AFP)

Lal Bahadur Shastri was the 2nd Prime Minister of India and a senior leader of the Indian National Congress political party. He joined the Indian independence movement in the 1920. (Image: AFP)

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 In this June 9, 1939 image, Mahatma Gandhi waiting for a car outside Bifla House, Bombay, on his return from Rajkoy. Amongst the group with him are Pandit Nehru and Vallabhai Patel. (Image: Getty Images)

In this June 9, 1939 image, Mahatma Gandhi waiting for a car outside Bifla House, Bombay, on his return from Rajkoy. Amongst the group with him are Pandit Nehru and Vallabhai Patel. (Image: Getty Images)

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 Rabindranath Tagore, poet and philosopher posing with the Countess Anna de Noailles. Tagore received the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1913, the first Asian writer to do so, and was knighted in 1915 - an honor which he resigned in 1919 as a protest against British policy in the Punjab. (Image: AFP)

Rabindranath Tagore, poet and philosopher posing with the Countess Anna de Noailles. Tagore received the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1913, the first Asian writer to do so, and was knighted in 1915 - an honor which he resigned in 1919 as a protest against British policy in the Punjab. (Image: AFP)

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 Pandit Jawahar Lal Nehru with Mahatma Gandhi. (Image: PIB)

Pandit Jawahar Lal Nehru with Mahatma Gandhi. (Image: PIB)

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 Egyptian President Gamal Abdel Nasser is greeted by Indian Premier Jawaharlal Nehru, India President Rajendra Prasad and his vice-president Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan at his arrival at New Dehli airport for an official visit to India. (Image: AFP)

Egyptian President Gamal Abdel Nasser is greeted by Indian Premier Jawaharlal Nehru, India President Rajendra Prasad and his vice-president Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan at his arrival at New Dehli airport for an official visit to India. (Image: AFP)

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 Indian spiritual leader Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi known as the Mahatma Gandhi (1869-1948), speaks with Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose, president of the Indian National Congress in Haripura, during a political meeting. (Image: AFP)

Indian spiritual leader Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi known as the Mahatma Gandhi (1869-1948), speaks with Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose, president of the Indian National Congress in Haripura, during a political meeting. (Image: AFP)

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 Jawaharlal Nehru, President of the Indian Congress, with his daughter future Indian prime minister, Indira Nehru (Indira Priyardarshini Nehru, 1917 - 1984) in Bombay (now Mumbai). (Image: Getty Images)

Jawaharlal Nehru, President of the Indian Congress, with his daughter future Indian prime minister, Indira Nehru (Indira Priyardarshini Nehru, 1917 - 1984) in Bombay (now Mumbai). (Image: Getty Images)

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 Mahatma Gandhi at Boulogne station with Mrs Sarojini Naidu, on the way to England to attend the Round Table Conference as the representative of the Indian Nationals. (Image: Getty Images)

Mahatma Gandhi at Boulogne station with Mrs Sarojini Naidu, on the way to England to attend the Round Table Conference as the representative of the Indian Nationals. (Image: Getty Images)

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