India After Independence

From Films Media Group: "This program covers the anxious years since India became independent in 1947: the rioting and bloodshed of the first few weeks of independence, when tens of thousands died and millions became refugees as Moslems tried to get to the newly created Pakistan and Hindus and Sikhs to India; Gandhi’s assassination and its aftermath; India’s invasion of Portuguese Goa and clash with Chinese forces along the northeast border; Nehru’s death; the war in Kashmir; the accession of Indira Gandhi; war and the creation of Bangladesh; violence by and against Sikhs; the events at the Golden Temple in Amritsar; the assassination of Indira Gandhi; and more."

Films for the Humanities
Release Date: 
February, 1993