This is an inspiring story about India’s freedom movement. It is brought to life in this book by the author, Nayantara Sahgal.
Summary of the Book
Many inspiring stories were written when India has risen against oppression and inequality. The nation was a land that carried the burden of harsh taxes, unjust laws and several restrictions. India decided to go against the oppressive foreign power with the help of some very remarkable men and women. Their struggle was one of bravery and truthfulness. This book is a tale about how the ordinary people of India defeated one of the mightiest empires of the time. It talks about the lives of the leaders, revolutionaries and masses, and the heights of oppression. The country won despite all of this through satyagraha and ahimsa. This book is a record of every important detail of the freedom struggle that will inspire young readers.
About Nayantara Sahgal
Nayantara Sahgal is an Indian writer in English. Her fiction mostly deals with India’s elite and responds to the crisis brought about by political change. She was one of the first female writers in English to receive wide recognition. She was awarded the Sahitya Akademi Award in 1986 for her novel, Rich Like Us.
Wonderful book on Freedom Movement
Wg Cdr JV Gangadhar
9 Jan, 2015
Good book for fast study
15 Jan, 2014
2 Nov, 2013