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Celebrating India's Independence Day - photo essay

To celebrate World Heritage Day, we're celebrating some of the worlds top monuments and sites of cultural and architectural significance. The Taj Mahal, India is up there with the best. Have you visited it yet?

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Wagah Border Ceremony near Amritsar - OMG shoes in the face, gotta see this ceremony some day

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from BBC News

Why the Indian soldiers of WW1 were forgotten

During a march past of Indian troops, a woman pins flowers on to the tunic of one of the soldiers.

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Le Corbusier's Chandigarh. Pinciples: division of urban functions, an anthropomorphic plan form, and a hierarchy of road and pedestrian networks.

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Gayatri Devi, the Maharani and “Rajmata” of Jaïpur. She was a brilliant, gorgeous woman and a fantastic politician.

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A map of India before partition in 1947

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from Artsy Craftsy Mom

The ultimate list of 50+ Ideas for India Independence Day Party

50 Ideas for India Republic Day or Independence Day party c0708 peacock main photo

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

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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.

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from Artsy Craftsy Mom

The ultimate list of 50+ Ideas for India Independence Day Party

365636063468441270 a great animal craft for kids to make

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