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Who wrote - Freedom at midnight ?

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Asked by Shashi LS, 03 Apr '08 05:14 pm
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Freedom at Midnight (1975) is a book by Dominique Lapierre and Larry Collins. It describes the events in the Indian independence movement in 1947-48, beginning with the appointment of Lord Mountbatten as the last viceroy of British India, and ending with the death and funeral of Mahatma Gandhi.

The authors having interviewed many of those who were there, including Lord Mountbatten, the book gives a detailed account of the last year of British India, the princely states' reactions to independence, the partition of India and Pakistan, and the bloodshed that followed. It also covers the events leading to the assassination of Mahatma Gandhi. The book is a result of deeply scanned and researched events which often are left out by the historians. The maps of India and Pakistan were drawn on religious grounds by a man named Cyril Radcliffe who had never visited India in his life before being appointed as the chairman of the Boundary Commission. The book also explains the fury of both Hind ...more
Answered by RukhsanaSiddiqui, 03 Apr '08 05:17 pm

 
  
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Freedom at Midnight was written by the well known duo----Dominique Lappiere and Larry Collins.
Answered by Nisha, 03 Apr '08 05:16 pm

 
  
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dominique leperee
larry collins
Answered by krishna rao, 03 Apr '08 05:15 pm

 
  
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Larry Collins and Dominique Lapierre
Answered by Lakshmi Rajesh, 03 Apr '08 05:16 pm

 
  
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Nehru.
Answered by sk anarkat, 03 Apr '08 05:15 pm

 
  
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JAWAHAR LAL NEHRU
Answered by prashant dhyani, 03 Apr '08 05:15 pm

 
  
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