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The extraordinary relevance of August 15 in world history

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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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