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Saffron White and Green: The Amazing Story of India’s Independence; Subhadra Sen Gupta  

The Narayanpur Incident; Shashi Deshpande, Puffin Books/ Penguin Books India, Rs.199.

August 1942: As Gandhiji and prominent leaders are put in jail, Babu and Manju suddenly find themselves a part of the larger protests. Their schools close down and their father is put

behind bars. Their daring brother Mohan goes underground and the rest of the family moves to

Narayanpur, a sleepy little village that is seething within. It all comes to a head when a group of children dare to confront the police.

A Flag, A Song and a Pinch of Salt: Freedom Fighters of India; Subhadra Sen Gupta, Puffin Books/ Penguin Books India, Rs. 250.

Relive the exciting story of our struggle for freedom through the lives of our greatest freedom fighters as they carried the fluttering tricolour towards a dream called India.

S affron White and Green: The Amazing Story of India’s Independence; Subhadra Sen Gupta, Puffin Books/ Penguin Books India, Rs. 250.

This is the story of Ahimsa, Satyagraha and Swaraj, of non-violence and the struggle for truth — all for the one thing that is most valuable to a people and to a nation: Freedom.






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