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Indian Independence- The Untold Story


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The night of 14th/15th August 1947 saw the birth of a nation, which later would emerge as one of superpower, world could never ignore. The British Raj that ruled the country for 200 years, were they fool enough not to predict such a potential? Then what was the reason that gave freedom to the country in 1947? Not many know that the actual time decided by the Raj to free India was somewhere in 1948 but we got our freedom ahead of this, why?

When you think about the Heroes of the Indian Freedom, what is the first name that comes to your mind? If you go by the textbooks of History that is being taught in schools and still trust their untrustworthy facts, the figure that would flash in front of your eyes would be of a person, scantily dressed in a Dhoti, wearing a round eyeglass and with two women supporting him from either side, Mohan Das Karamchand Gandhi. He is called Father of Nation, a title, which was first coined by none other than Subhash Chandra Bose, a person who had had huge disagreements with Gandhi and had chosen separate path. Not many know that there is no specific official document of Govt. Of India that confers the title of Father of Nation on Gandhi as per the assistant director of the National Archives Jayaprabha Ravindran, “As per search among the public records in the National Archives of India, there are no specific documents on the information being sought by you.” This was the answer given in reply of a RTI query of a 10 year old girl.

If you ignore the Text Books and follow the series of incidents that happened before Indian Independence, Gandhi’s contribution to Indian Independence was ‘minimal’. It’s not my word.  Chief justice P.B. Chakrabarty of Calcutta High Court, who had also served as the acting Governor of West Bengal in India, disclosed the following in a letter addressed to the publisher of Dr. R.C. Majumdar's book A History of Bengal. The Chief Justice wrote:

“You have fulfilled a noble task by persuading Dr. Majumdar to write this history of Bengal and publishing it ... In the preface of the book Dr. Majumdar has written that he could not accept the thesis that Indian independence was brought about solely, or predominantly by the non-violent civil disobedience movement of Gandhi. When I was the acting Governor, Lord Atlee (British Prime-Minister, when India got independence), who had given us independence by withdrawing the British rule from India, spent two days in the Governor's palace at Calcutta during his tour of India. At that time I had a prolonged discussion with him regarding the real factors that had led the British to quit India. My direct question to him was that since Gandhi's "Quit India" movement had tapered off quite some time ago and in 1947 no such new compelling situation had arisen that would necessitate a hasty British departure, why did they have to leave? In his reply, Atlee cited several reasons, the principal among them being the erosion of loyalty to the British Crown among the Indian army and navy personnel as a result of the military activities of Netaji. Toward the end of our discussion I asked Atlee what was the extent of Gandhi's influence upon the British decision to quit India. Hearing this question, Atlee's lips became twisted in a sarcastic smile as he slowly chewed out the word, ‘MINIMAL’.”

However, I would also mention that it’s not completely right to disregard Gandhi’s contributions completely. He was the person responsible to unite the freedom struggle, which before his accession as a national leader was scattered and unnoticed, but except for the Non-Cooperation movement, which could have earned independence, others failed to create any panic in the British Raj as far as complete Independence is concerned. I also respect his philosophies and the way he lived his life. It requires sheer determination and sacrifices to lead from the front the way he did for many years.

But, if not Gandhi and his various movements, who and what were the reasons behind our independence.

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If I say the person responsible for Indian Independence was Hitler, what would be your reaction. Confused, dejected, angry... well! Read on.
Hitler with Subhash Chandra Bose

The only reason of our freedom I believe is pure economics. For the British Raj, India was not a profitable venture any more. After the Second World War, Britain’s economy was crumbling, they were finding it difficult to manage their own country, forget about managing their colonies like India. And in India, multiple factors were against the Raj which were making the things worse. Second World War was the outcome of Hitler’s ambition, and it was British Indian Army’s participation in the Second World War that implanted the seed of Indian Independence. 

The press note of Court
 Martial of INA soldiers with False allegations
The large force of British Indian Army was asked to join the world war with the promise that Indian Independence will be seriously considered. But even after the end of World War there was no sign from the Raj to keep the promise which fuelled the unrest among the Army. The unrest rose when the trial of the INA soldiers captured in Burma Campaign started in Nov-Dec, 1945. The first of these trials was of Shah Nawaz Khan, Prem Sahgal and Gurubaksh Singh Dhillon, which was conducted for the first time in Red Fort, thus it is called as Red Fort Trial. This didn’t go down well with the Army, since the INA soldier were also British Indian Army personnel before joining INA. 



The unrest in the Indian Army came out in the form of various mutinies. The first major mutiny was carried on by the Royal Air force in January 1946, which started in Karachi and spread across the country. The Air Force mutiny was followed by the Royal Indian Navy mutiny (also called the Royal Indian Revolt or Bombay Mutiny) in which 78 out of a total of 88 ships were mutinied. It started with revolt of the Sailors of Royal Indian Navy on board ship and shore establishments at Bombay harbour on 18 February 1946. The action of the mutineers was supported by demonstrations, which included a one-day general strike in Bombay. The strike spread to other cities, and was supported by the Royal Indian Air Force and local police forces as well. The revolt lasted for a few days but it was sufficient to cause panic in the British Government.

MS Kumaon involved in Bombay Mutiny

















Bombay Mutiny













Can you run a country when the military and police are not supporting you? No, it’s not possible. But, neither did the British nor the Politicians of our own country were ready to show that these revolts were the reason behind our freedom. During its meeting in December the same year, the general feeling of the British Cabinet was that the withdrawal from India need not appear to be forced upon them by their weakness nor to be the first step in the dissolution of the Empire. On the contrary, this action must be shown to be the logical conclusion, which they welcomed, of a policy followed by successive Governments for many years. Thus even though they were defeated by our soldier’s unrest, they promoted the politicians as the reason behind our independence.

As I said earlier, India was supposed to get its freedom in 1948 but the British economy crumbled even further. Anymore non-cooperation from the Indian would have dented their economy even further. They didn’t have option but to free us.

As Atlee had said, Gandhi’s contribution to our Freedom was Minimal. The support of Atlee’s remark also comes from by Fenner Brockway, political secretary of the Independent Labor Party of England, “There were three reasons why India became free. One, the Indian people were determined to gain independence. Two, was the revolt by the Indian Navy. Three, three Britain did not want to estrange India, which was a market and source of foodstuffs for her.”
We term Gandhi the father of the nation. His birth anniversary is a National Holiday, I personally like Holidays, but somewhere by dong this, we indirectly disrespect many brave souls who fought and died only because of one cause, seeing the tricolour fly in Independent India, but the sad part is that each of those deaths were condemned by Gandhi. Was Gandhi or his philosophies bigger than the life of freedom fighters or the larger goal, our independence?
I am not a historian and cannot vouch for the correctness of any of the facts mentioned here, but have a look at a few examples, which are spoken in closed circle and you decide yourself.














  1. The first highly successful freedom movement was the Non-Cooperation movement, it is widely believed that the British Government was almost broken but Gandhi abruptly withdrew the movement because of Chauri Chaura incident. Why? Was his own philosophies greater than the Country’s cause.
  2. If Gandhi wanted, he would have saved the life of Bhagat Singh, Sukhdev, and Rajguru, but he didn’t do so. Why? Is it because these freedom fighters had done things against his philosophies?
  3. Gandhi also condemned the soldiers involved in the Royal Air Force Revolt and Bombay Mutiny. Why? Is it because he wanted to prove himself as the only person responsible for the independence?
  4. Gandhi’s disagreement with Subhash Bose is well known, but it was Subhash Bose’s army that dented the British Govt and ultimately won us freedom. In spite Gandhi and others had agreed to handover Subhash Bose if he would be found alive to the British Govt. even after our Independence. Why?
  5. 1946, in the election for the post of Congress Presidency Sardar Patel’s name was proposed by 13 out of 16 states representatives. The Congress Presidents post was crucial at that point of time because the elected president would ultimately become the first Prime Minister of the country. Sardar Patel even after winning the votes withdrew his name at the behest of Gandhi, because Gandhi wanted to see Nehru as the first Prime Minister. Was that really a work of Mahatma? Wasn’t that favouritism? Had Gandhi not done something like this, the future of India in which we are living today would have been completely different.
There are many, but there is no point in speaking about them. Stories like this will remain an untold story forever and the sacrifices of those brave soldiers are already forgotten. In a country where a surname is bigger than the larger interest of the country, the history would continue to be twisted in the way it suits the political requirements.

Note: All the facts and pictures used in this post are sourced from internet, their authenticity is debatable. I personally may not be able to vouch for their accuracy. 




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69 comments:

  1. Amazing article and good analysis. As a reader i found it entertaining but as a student myself i dont agree with the potential answers you are providing to the evergreen questions of the history. I am not a gandhian but the latter half or the conclusive part seems rather biased. As far as my knowledge, i would like to provide some of the answers generally accepted by scholars. ( here i would like to briefly answer few questions only and if you find it convincing then you can contact me for my views on remaining :-))

    1.Gandhi was against the use of violence of any sort. NCM was a planned structured movement launched against the british domination but due to breakout of violence and murder of 23 officials, the basic legitimacy of the movement shattered, the moral force which british were feeling helpless towarsds ebbed and they reacted swiftly after 12 feb. Gandhi feared that more killing might be reported hence he suspended the movement.

    2. Emotionally we hail Bhagat singh and rajguru, sukhdev as freedom fighters but legally they were termed terrorists. I wonder if gandhi could have done anything but still Nauriya highlights that Gandhi had sent Sir Tej Bahadur Sapru, M.R. Jayakar and Srinivasa Sastri to the Viceroy to plead for the commutation of Bhagat Singh’s death sentence.
    3.RIN mutiny strikers were asked to come under a political platform rather to attck the government via mutiny. I would like to dismiss the personal cause your are associating with gandhi.

    4. AHF was convincingly defeated and Bose was assumed dead after the plane crash by everyone.. (i would like to know the substantial text)
    5. I would faintly agree with you on your last point. 12 out of 15 state commitees nominated mr patel but gandhi was biased towards nehru as nehru has threatened to leave the party and many other reasons. Gandhis decision was criticised by Rajendra prasad.

    On the whole. This ia an amazing work by you. Enjoyed reading this :-)

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    1. Thanks for liking the article, however I would also put my points forward. Before writing anything I would like to clarify that I am not against Gandhi and definitely not biased. Whatever points I have mentioned here are part of History, those which are not taught in Schools. My only question is Why? Gandhi is Termed Father of Nation because he earned Independence for us, that is never right. Anyway coming to the points:
      1) Gandhi was against the use of Violence, agreed, but was that one philosophy larger than Indian Independence. Gandhi feared violence as aftermath of Cahuri Chaura is unacceptable. The memories of Jallianawalan Bag should have been fresh in his mind which was a British massacre against a Non-Violent movement. And was there no violence after that? Many Gandhi supporters including Motilal Nehru had disagreed with Gandhi, many historian still believe that was blunder of Gandhi.
      2) Legally, terrorist????????? Was there anything legal during Britsh Raj? If we credit Gandhi of being so powerful that he could earn freedom for us, I dont agree that he didn't have enough power to save Bhagat Singh and others.
      3) The Royal Indian Navy Mutiny was one of main reasons of our Independence,they fought the cause in their own way, why condemn them, but Gandhi did that, why, just to prove that he was the only person responsible for our Independence. He must have been the aware of the effect the mutiny created for the Raj.
      4) Search for the net, you will get enough evidence of this. Bose was assumed dead, his body was never found. How could they agree on such a clause. It shows the desperation of the congress to assume power.
      5) We this one decision of Gandhi changed the face of nation.

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    2. is there any book with theme of true freedom struggle , i.e., about indian independence from nature's point of view, i mean on the basis of truth.
      apart from those historians who favor british, who doesnt know about different levels of people

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    3. Why only Gandhi? What about Veer Savarkar who was in jail for almost 10 years?

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    4. Nathuram Godse's case was taken up by Gandhiji's son on his own. Why? Why was a drama on Nathuram Godse banned? Those showed facts. Where is the freedom of speech, expression, now?

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    5. Its only the proper timing & luck that gives Gandhi the credit. If Subhas Chandra Bose get the similar support & followers then Indians could have kicked British out of the country long before..

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  2. Good piece, Amit! I have also had that bit of query about the Patel Incident which smacked of Gandhiji setting his own opinions ahead of a democratic decision.
    As for the non-violence vs. violence arguments I can only say that Gandhiji thought that non-violence was the only manner to win a sustainable freedom for the country - violence begets violence, as the French Revolution and the October Revolution in Russia testify, and causes the new-found nation to fracture or turn into a dictatorship. You may disagree with his ideology but what gave the edge to his opinions is the fact that he was popular. In a way, then, all the mutinies that happened were thanks to the fire of freedom that Gandhiji himself fanned. India became a burden to the UK because of the climate of non-cooperation that he propounded and fostered. Thus, it is not incorrect to credit him with being the architect of freedom and, no matter what Attlee may have said, his contribution was vital.
    Any success is a result of the work of a lot of people but you end up crediting the leader.

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    1. Agreed Suresh that Non-Violence is a sharper weapon than violence. I have mentioned that the only time India came close to being independent earlier than we actually got it was during the Non-Cooperation movement, and yes that was the power of Non-Cooperation, But Gandhi abruptly withdrew the movement because of some stray incident. If you read my article I have credited Gandhi for the work he did for the country, but surely he cannot be credited for our Independence.

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    2. As far as the Patel Incident is concerned, its a well know fact there were pressure on Gandhi from two fronts, one, Neheru himself because he has already made his intention know that if not PM he will leave the party and because of some unknown reasons Gandhi couldnt afford that. The second pressure was from .... if you have read the unwritten and closely seen my article, you will not ask me to explain on this point.

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    3. gandhi was a curse for India , along with Jawaharlal Nehru who had an affair with lady Mountbatten. its because of them the present india is in such a depressed condition . they knew nothing without women and girls but showed a god like attaire .

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  3. Very thought provoking article Amit. Must have taken one heck of a research to find the candour that you have written it with.

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  4. A very interesting post.Not even a small portion is less interesting, the post kept me thinking for a while.

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    1. Thanks Arjun... Yes! We need to think as to how we want our children to learn the History....

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  5. the research you have done to come up with this post in mind blowing...you have penned down in an interesting manner which surely activates the neurons of the readers...Well done :)

    sorry for dropping in so late..

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  6. Don't you normally source your research? Just for curious minds.

    It's pretty well written, though from an essay-writing point-of-view, the clarity in thinking needs more precision. I don't do essays, just read a lot of 'em.

    A couple of points:
    1. I haven't met a lot of people who think that 'Gandhi' was solely responsible for our Independence. Sure it is thought in schools. However, over time, as we grow and learn more about the world, I've seen a generation of us learn things that makes us believe that Gandhi was over-played.

    2. It's just not in India where 'surnames' are important. It is fundamental social behaviour which is prevalent everywhere in the world. Nepotism happens everywhere.

    3. History never respects soldiers, it always respects kings. It's just the way the human mind works - it's much easier to remember 'a whole lot of information' with 'one or few hooks'. You raise the point that Gandhi shouldn't have been the sole-'king' here. I don't think he is. SC Bose has his place in history, Patel has his place, so does Nehru and Jinnah. We have a martyr in Bhagat. Why do we get a holiday only Gandhi's b'day? Think from an economic point of view!

    UnknownShri.

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    1. Thanks Shri for putting forward your point of views.

      Well! When 'sedition' is the word of the moment, isn't it better to be specific? :p

      I have never participated in essay writing completion so could never learn this art, now since I have started blogging hopefully I will improve.

      Your points 1 & 3 are correlated. I agree kings are only remembered and more than them the emperors are remembered. I said that because the name you took were all at some point of time worked under Gandhi and only Bose and Jinnah chose separate paths.

      Yes Surnames are important all over the world but not that much important that a democracy will start appearing like a dynasty.

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    2. Dear Shri,

      You are pointing that the 'surnames' are not important in India but it is very essential for Congress which is ruling our country around 50 years (around 10 years ruled by other parties). If surname not importand then why appoint Mr.Rajiv Gandhi as PM after the assasination of Indira Gandhi who has no prior experience in politics and he even not like to enter in politics. Nehru(Gandhi) dynasty is ruling our country for years using the surname of Gandhi direclty of indirectly.

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  7. Wow. History was something that I never enjoyed while at school but over the years I have been more and more intrigued by a lot of what happened back then! I salute you for the amount of research you've done for the post and for taking the effort to educate many more though as you say, the veracity is debatable. There are many that swear by Gandhi just as there are many who absolutely abhor him. What happened back then is really an Untold Story. I had started reading the autobiography of Gandhi, the story of his experiments with truth, but for some reason left it halfway, this has made me want to pick it up again!

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    1. Thanks Deepa and glad that you likes it.
      As I replied to Shri above, when 'sedition' is the word of the moment, its always safe to put a disclaimer, that's why the veracity is debatable :p
      I would say, you should finish reading Gandhi's autobiography and tell us the relevance of his philosophies in today's world, that will be a brilliant post.

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  8. Hi Amit

    Wow! Hats Off to all that research and it was a very interesting read. The trouble with men of principles like Gandhi is that they would never permit for even the slightest lax in their ideals...And so all their actions may not be acceptable to everyone mainly because they may seem to be against the fundamental need of the hour - freedom in this scenario. The last point about Gandhi's favoritism to Nehru was interesting...Maybe the basic cause for all our problems today? Kudos for a splendid post.

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    1. Thanks Jaish... Yes I agree, but Gandhi's rigidity on his principles cost us more than 20 years of freedom ....

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    2. But Amit if we cannot give the credit of gaining credit to a single man called Gandhi, its not fair blaming him for anything as well.Dont you think?

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    3. Yes, I agree, leaders lead but the actual work is done by the followers... If India would have got independence because of Non-Cooperation Movement, Gandhi would have been the sole person responsible, because NCM was his brainchild...

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  9. Social and political (and for that matter economic, religious, educational etc.)changes can never be solely attributed to a single person. However at the same time to say that 'X had minimal impact' is to go to other extreme. It is time we recognize others' contribution. But remember the Birbal story? If you want to make a line look smaller, put a bigger line next to it. There is no point in destroying beliefs - we can always try to build new ones and stronger ones based on facts!! (And remember, most of the "facts" are sometimes just perceptions of few individuals when the topic of discussion is social change!!)

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    1. Thanks Aativas for visiting ... I am not trying to draw any line. I believe History is interpretations of incedents backed by some logic. It's a individual choice if you want to interpret yourself or trust some other interpretation. I don't want to destroy any beliefs, but at the same time I do have rights to question them, if that belief is somewhere related to my past. Don't you agree?

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  10. Bravo! Never a history student, learned what was taught in school, but this post made me to think by your arguments. And probably agree too.
    Liked it for the research, narration, your inputs and moreover the questions you asked which made me think over it. :)

    ATB for BAT!

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    1. Thanks a lot for the the appreciation Rohan, glad that you liked it.

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  11. What a massive amount of research you have done!!

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  12. nyc detailed article and a very good research amit...but still a lot of untold stories...and i second CS's thought about non-voilence
    ATB for BAT :)

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    1. Thanks Karan, glad that you liked it. Yes, there are many untold stories and perhaps they will remain untold.

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  13. It was quite a thought provoking and debatable post.. But I wish to appreciate you as a reader and as well as an author, for being able to consolidate such facts and figures along with the pictures! It is a commendable job! :)

    All the best for BAT 32 :)

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  14. Amit,

    I wonder how you manage to research so many thing to write this masterpiece. I know it is a debatable but I do not have any points to mention as I've other reasons :)

    Good Luck to you! Keep writing :)

    Request: Please disable word verification and enable comment moderation :) Thanks in advance :)

    Someone is Special

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    1. Thanks SIS ... I do moderate my comments, I am not sure why are you still getting word verification.

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  15. Wow, you take your writing seriously. The amount of research you have gone in for this piece must have been a lot. I congratulate you on that. As for Gandhiji and his ways, I am sure he had pressures and all but he did manage to do what he set out to. And that is important too.

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    1. Thanks Ghazal for your appreciation ... Yes I agree a few contributions of Gandhi were very important ...

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  16. Nice piece Amit. I am also not a historian and don't find myself worthy of asking any questions or raising concerns. On a final note, this article is one of those that contribute to the nation's hatred for Gandhi!

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    1. Thanks Diwakar... I am not spreading hatred for Gandhi, yet the only message is that he doesn't deserve certain credits bestowed upon him for political reasons...

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  17. Good work of Fiction.....Who do you think you are ? But I am not wondered I grew up amongst Maharashtrian Brahmins most of whom almost as a rule love to hate Gandhi. Agreed that he was not the only one who contributed for the Indian independance but then he was not the one who wrote the books which kept on telling that Gandhi brought us freedom. It's the miopic view of we all which is at fault. Why can't the leaders no matter whoever they were Gandhi, Tilak, Bhagat Singh be at fault. Even they had the right to be wrong (if somebody thinks so). May be Patel could have been the better choice but so what....Gandhi chose Nehru. With all due respect to Patel Nehru was a better statesman (Which was a more important at that juncture) & may be thats what went in his favour. History needs to be analysed as History & not nostalgia. Historical decisions can not be analysed as mere rights or wrongs. If some moron thinks that the British left India by themselves it can not devalue the fight for freedom. One can not draw a pieChart for the freedom struggle with say 10 % to Gandhi, 20 % to Patel, 10% to Hitler, 10 % to Bhagat.
    Just let them live in peace. Accept them all as they were. They cant defend themselves now.

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    1. History itself is a fiction, writing of a few individuals who want you to understand history with their mindset. Who are these writers who wrote that Gandhi brought us freedom? I would say all those views were at fault including yours. Why could only Gandhi see a statesman in Nehru and not the other who voted for Patel? Yes, history has been analysed as history. None of the incident mentioned above is wrong, its upto you how you draw a conclusion out of them. Before commenting read the history again with a neutral eyes, after world war II many colonies were given independence by British, I just want to know how many of those countries had Gandhi Nehru or Patel. Emotions are different from understanding the situation.

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  18. Dear Blogger. Thanks for this well written article. I notice that there are skeptics who raise the bogey of 'authenticity' of your source; find faults with essay writing skills...so on and so forth.
    However, fact remains that the History of India as we have been taught over the years was written by British to suit their purpose. Add to it Education system of Maycauly, which was designed to create "Indiana in colour, British in Taste and Thinking" work force...the so-called Educated. Thus, Indians of those times were contioned to Think British and Emulate British.
    Another fact is: Independence of India is the result of a collective build-up of so many factors prevailing then. The most Important being - Britain's bankruptcy caused by WW-II and inability hold on to their colonies.
    But, we seem to have none of it and Indian Independence is lionised as the great result of Gandhi's philosophy of Non-violence and Non-cooperation, which are nothing but part of making Gandhi The Messiah...a British design that was further embelished by the products of Maycaulay's education system...that continues till date and shall continue to.
    Thanks again for your wonderful efforts to bring truth to the fore. Regards - K R Vaishampayan

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    1. Thanks a lot sir for appreciating my efforts. We need to teach our future generation about the true facts our history, and it is important that we realise the importance of its as soon as possible.

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  19. What a great article sir.. every bit of word was worth reading.. unluckily, the history is written by those who killed the brave heroes.. salute to netaji on his birthday..

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  20. what a piece of work, really every word is worth reading.. unluckily, history is written by those who killed the real heroes.. so, history would always continue to b a mystery, d stories of the brave hearts would alwyz remain untold.. gud luck 4 u'r future..

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    1. Thanks a lot Ratan... Yes, perhaps, we could never be able to know the real facts of the history.

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  21. hey...gr8 articlle...totally agree wid it! and yes,helped me in my project too! :)

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  22. This is not only the single story there can be some other stories also be there which remains untold and unknown to the world.

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  23. Dear Amit,

    This article is very interesting as at the time of education and our history has not given more importants to our other freedom fighters who give their lives for our country. I will expect from you more artcles from your end.

    Once again thanks.

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  24. Nice article Amit... why so much intellectuals are against the ideology of Mr Gandhi? i often wonder. Is it bcoz he was genuinely secular and died for secularism ??? or just bcoz he supported nehru over patel bcoz sardar patel lack secularism and was in opoinion of getting prove of nationalism from Indian Muslims who didn't join PAK. Newton is regarded as greatest genuius over Einstein and Leonardo da vince, not bcoz he had more Nobel prize or more Inventions but simply bcoz he was the pioneer and laid the foundation of physics ,from his gravity concept.You are good enough to understand what i meant with this analogy ......no personal issues with you Amit just feeling disgusting being a part of society who doesn't know whom to respect,,,,At this time we are criticizing Gandhi for his ideology while Howard university is teaching his ideology in a lesson called civil disobedience by Gandhi.....Not only technology, but we should also learn how to respect our freedom fighter from western countries,,,,,,,,,People often disregard and disrespect even God but that doesn't make God less in any form or anyway...most difficult thing is to control ur brain when you are educated,bcoz knowledge is a curse which only few can handle with dignity.....

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    1. Thanks Haron for speaking your heart. I have never said in the article that I am against the ideology of Gasndhi. Secondly, you have yourself said that we should learn to respect the freedom fighters, am I not doing the same by highlighting the true fighters of our Independence. Even the way you have written you comment, it appears that you respect Gandhi only because he was secular, if that is the only criteria, I also have huge respect for him. Thanks...

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  25. Dear Amit,
    This is beautifully presented. As a matter of fact people should know this. This is reality. I am not against Gandhi but yes he could have done a lot at many times even though his philosophy or ideals do not match with other freedom fighters. After all they were all ONE (INDIAN). Why dint he? Why we celebrate Holiday only on his birthday? It should change? Why even Nehru's? I think 15th August is Great Enough for all of them and others who has given sacrifices.

    Above all even my late grandfather who too was once part of INDIAN ARMY under the BRITISH CROWN that its was the Economic Cris of UK during the Second World War which made them week to Run the country and the support they were loosing from Controlling Team like local forces.

    I think we should find a way and change these.

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  26. hey amit thanks for sharing such a gud info may i request u smethng if u dnt mind,culd u pls keep sharing with us all the fact of this Moron ghandi.
    Hope to read ur blog soon.

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    1. Hey first thing .. I am not against Gandhi... I only feel that he could have certain things differently. Thanks for appreciating though :)

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    2. Amit,
      First of all i got to this place by looking in for the truths of the so called THE FATHER OF OUR NATION and the FIRST INDIAN PRIME MINISTER. other than this brilliant article i got to know so many other things for which im ashamed to have belived even after 17 years of education.
      It has been made in such a way that people are thought to believe in fake stories. I came to know so much about Mr. Gandhi and Mr. Nehru (who is actually a muslim decent as to what i have read). Let it be that way but why was it hidden.
      Please keep the good work flowing more so that atleast the comming generation can question people who spreads false information. Keep Typing...............

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  27. Mr. Amit i am so sorry to have reached this article this late. Got to know about this article by a small research about the So said FATHER OF OUR NATION and the FIRST PRIME MINISTER. Was so ashamed to know about such hidden facts after completing 17 years education. We are made to believe on fake stories.

    This is a Great work and i can feel the pain you have take to unearth them. Please keep the good work flowing so that atleast the comming generation can question their teachers. Keep typing............

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  28. Simple thing is "if straight finger can not pull butter then we should bend it" that is what Bhagat singh and others were doing...But that Gandhi family was just want to become hero.. And his so called family still doing same thing.

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  29. Hi Amit, you have done a good job....nice article.

    Of-course our Independence was not just because of "Mr. MK Gandhi". We have lost many people in the revolution. I just can't even imagine the pain of Mother's who lost their Sons & Daughters, Sisters who lost their brothers, Childrens who lost their fathers and there were many other un-imaginary & untold stories. I belieive everyone who put efforts & struggled to make us free are the true heroes and must get equal respect.

    Well! I am not a philospher or historian ... just a poor Indian. "Pity" we still do not understand the true meaning of freedom.

    I still hope some day I will write as a Proud Indian instead of Poor

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  30. It is a good article but from what I have read as alternate history, it is actually the americans who have been responsible to give india its freedom.
    please remember that america enter the word war 2 in the year 1942. at this point of time britain was being bombed daily by the germans. in fact the germans were just across the channel occupying france in totality.
    britain was hard pressed to get america to fight on its side. one of the main conditions that u s a put to britain was that the colonies shall gain freedom. the british had to accept the demand and this was one of the main cause for the britain granting our freedom. this along with the naval mutiny hastened our independence.



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  31. Donot forget the contribution of muslims and other minor communities. ...

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  32. Watch the real history of India's independence https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bLDLJFvML58

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