The talk around menstruation and sanitary napkins discomforts many. It is not usually a part of men’s vocabulary. And, having the prime minister speak about it during a national address empowers not just women but families.
Surayya Tyabji also supervised the sewing of the first flag which was later presented to Jawaharlal Nehru.
I dream of an ideal world where women are respected for who they are. The day when women feel truly liberated from inside will be the day of independence for me, in a true sense.
The princely state of Bhopal was taken over by the government of the Union of India on 1st June 1949. Here’s the story behind its merger.
Women-centric patriotic movies show us that patriotism has no gender. If such movies infuse patriotism in men, then why not in women who might also want to serve the nation.
Three officers have been bestowed with President’s Police Medals for their excellent services while 16 of them won Police Medals for their meritorious services. Out of these 19 police officers, six were women officers with outstanding service record.
Instead of riding on a wave of jingoism on specific days such as Independence Day and Republic day, let us take pride in being who we are and in the work we do, everyday
I wondered hard on the question, what independence do I need? I need freedom from judgement. You too?
“I hope people realize the cost of Independence. It should not only be a day for celebration, but also for a time of reflection. People of this generation should treasure our independence because of the hardships and the bloodshed to attain it.” Shashi Talwar
“We never went back to RS Pura, even though my Nana always expected to return to his home. In fact, he didn’t even bother to carry any of his belongings with him when he left.” Shakuntala Gupta
“Independence means freedom within the permitted limits of the society and the surroundings without infringing on other’s rights, says Dr. Madhu Chaturvedi, grandmother of two.
The days in the lead-up to independence were filled with questions, anxieties, fears and rumours about what will happen.