Author: Anurag MehtaPublisher: Nita Mehta PublicationsYear: 2004Language: EnglishPages: 216ISBN/UPC (if available): 8176760366
A new phase in the history of India began when we achieved freedom. This book features the major events and the developments that have taken place in India since independence. Over the years, India has made great progress in various fields-social, economic, political, scientific, etc., and the book tells this remarkable story. India's relationship with other countries of the world and its role in the international sphere is also explained. The various events described in the book have been explained in simple language, keeping in mind the comprehending ability of children. The events are complimented with beautiful illustrations which fascinate children.The book should be essential reading for children of all ages.What was India, right after independence?How India became the leading nation in IT?How it became the sixth nuclear power in the world?How India has become the 4th largest industrial nation?Answers to these and many other such questions are there in the book. This is one book which every child should read to develop a sense of pride for the country and value for independence.
INTRODUCTIONThe British RuleIndependent IndiaImmediate problems of Independent IndiaIndia becomes a RepublicThe Language ProblemBuilding of a NationIndia and the WorldIndian Political PartiesIndira Gandhi Becomes Prime MinisterThe J P Movement & the EmergencyPublic Response to the EmergencyRajiv Gandhi Becomes Prime MinisterDemolition of Babri MasjidEconomic Reforms since 1991India Achievements in SportsIndian Women Since IndependenceSome of the Famous Faces of IndiaIndia's present and FutureStates of India & Their CapitalsPresidents of IndiaPrime Ministers of India