India: Links for 29th July, 2019

Five links from the time of India’s independence, to help me remind myself of what was going on then. This series will get more structured over the coming weeks…

 

  1. What made India India in terms of its rules? An article that sheds some light on the Constituent Assembly.
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  2. And in the same vein, a short history of the men who made it possible. By the way, if any of you have any articles about this topic that you could send my way, I would be most grateful.
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  3. When Bengal burned.
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  4. Operation Polo, or how Hyderabad became a part of India.
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  5. What India’s economic policies might have looked like.