January 30, 2011

The year 2011 is a significant year for India.


Exactly one hundred years back, in 1911, King George V and Queen Mary, came to India and at a Darbar held in Delhi on December 12 announced that the Partition of Bengal was annulled, and that the capital of British India was being shifted from Calcutta to Delhi.


This year also marks the 150th anniversary of Gurudev Rabindranath Tagore’s birth.


The week just gone by saw the nation observing its Republic Day festivities. But it is a shame that in

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