India 1947 Ashoka Lions 1 and half annas - Postage stamps and postal history of India - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

'The Lion Capital of Asoka' adorns the second stamp, issued by the Government of India on Dec. in independent India and was the first stamp meant for domestic use.

FLAGS and STAMPS: Quest for a National flag for India, Part - XVII "National Flag of Independent India- 1947"

Quest for a National flag for India, Part - XVII "National Flag of Independent India-

Henri Cartier-Bresson  INDIA. Gujarat. Baroda (Vadodara). 1948. Festivities for the 39th birthday of the Maharajah. The Maharani II (The diamonds once belong to Napoleon)

Henri Cartier-Bresson, Festivities for the birthday of the Maharajah. The Maharani II (The diamonds once belong to Napoleon), Gujarat, Baroda (Vadodara),

Partition of India 1947 - Rural Sikhs fleeing Pakistan after partition.  So many people are displaced in this political divide.

Partition of India 1947 - Rural Sikhs fleeing Pakistan after partition. So many people are displaced in this political divide.

India's 1947 Partition And The 'Deadly Legacy' That Persists To This Day - http://news54.barryfenner.info/indias-1947-partition-and-the-deadly-legacy-that-persists-to-this-day/

Hindus and Muslims weren’t destined to fight, despite their bloody history on the Indian subcontinent. The truth is something bleaker.

The Muslim Refugees from India 1947

After the partition of India and Pakistan in the muslim refugees from…

Refugee Camp in Pakistan,at the time 50% of the population were refugees from India,burdening a very weak evonomy.People thought Pakistan will fail,still standing today,Alhamdulillah.

Refugee Camp in Pakistan,at the time of the population were refugees from India,burdening a very weak evonomy.People thought Pakistan will fail,still standing today,Alhamdulillah.

9th October 1947 Sindhi Hindu and Sikh women and children arriving at Bombay on the British-India liner Dwarka, from Karachi after their flight from Pakistan Partition 1947-8. From Life Magazine

October 1947 Sindhi Hindu and Sikh women and children arriving at Bombay on the British-India liner Dwarka, from Karachi after their flight from Pakistan Partition From Life Magazine

Peshawar, 1947On August 15, 1947, the British Raj became the two independent nations of India and Pakistan. The effects of that day are still felt.

The Birth and Partition of a Nation: India's Independence Told in Photos

Peshawar, The Partition of a Nation. In 1947 the British Raj became the two independent nations, India and Pakistan

Louis Francis Albert Victor Nicholas George Mountbatten, The Last Viceroy of India - The Earl Mountbatten of Burma.  Uncle to Prince Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh, Godfather to Prince Charles, whose own son carries the name Louis in his honor - William Philip Arthur Louis, The Prince William.  Lord Mountbatten played important role during the last days of the British Raj.  In old age Mountbatten was blown up on his yacht by the IRA.

Louis Mountbatten, Earl Mountbatten of Burma, was the youngest child of Prince Louis of Battenberg and his wife Princess Victoria of Hesse.

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