Enter the portal that will export you all the way to that historic stroke of the midnight hour! The year 1947 was one of change. After almost 200 years of British rule, India became a united political entity. Only one question rang loud: What type of nation would the new India be? This book traces the country s whirlwind journey, giving us a look at the last seventy years. Against a political backdrop, it provides glimpses of India s vast and rich culture, its many languages and remarkable diversity, its eminent personalities and notable achievements in all spheres. Featuring bite-sized information, fun facts, charming illustrations and detailed maps, this special book sums up the logs of India s independence in a fitting way.