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The extraordinary relevance of August 15 in world history

Why is today that special? Is there something more to it than its being India’s independence day? Amal Kiran, in his brilliant 1950 essay “August 15 – Its World-Significance” observed that there are several “spectacular associations” with this date that make it a date with “momentous implications for the values of civilization”. [Amal Kiran (1904-2011), was […]

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