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NARPAD BEACH, DAHANU, MAHARASHTRA

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TEMPLE IN THE TREES

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MOUNTBATTEN AND INDIA'S PARTITION

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MOUNTBATTEN AND INDIA'S PARTITION eBook by Roderick Matthews and published by IDEAINDIA.COM Lord Louis Mountbatten (1900-79) served as the last Viceroy of British India from 23 March to August 15 1947, staying on subsequently as the first Governor General of the Union of India from 15 August to 21 June 1948. His tenure of these two consecutive offices saw British India given independence and partitioned, while the 565 Princely States (with one exception) were absorbed into the two successor countries of India and Pakistan. At the time some accounted these things as great achievements, yet to others, then and now, they were a series of blunders and betrayals. Mountbatten has been heavily criticised for precipitousness and duplicity, callousness and vanity, charges he was well aware of, and sought to counter during his lifetime, in various ways. In his defence it must be said that there can have been few more difficult assignments in history than the political settlement o…

DUSK IN DAHANU - Images of India

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PARSI ZOROASTRIAN FIRE TEMPLE AT UDVADA, GUJARAT

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LOVEMOBILE, DAHANU STYLE

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CELEBRATING SANJAN DAY

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Parsi Zoroastrians celebrated Sanjan Day on 17th November 2012. Sanjan Day celebrates the Arrival in India of the Parsi Zoroastrains. Parsis are said to have arrived first at Sanjan, Gujarat from Persia some centuries ago.
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DAHANU DIWALI - BEAUTIFUL MAHARASHTRA, INDIA

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TOUCHING THE HEAVENS - Images of India

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