Curated Images: India of the Century Past

Modern Indian history and politics has always excited and enticed me.
I will be looking at sharing some of my favourite National archival images in the coming few weeks.

The Everlasting Beauty of Madhubala

Swami Vivekananda at the Funeral Procession of his Guru Ramakrishna Parmahansa

Queen Elizabeth and maharani Gayatri Devi of Jaipur pose post hunting a Tiger.

Pandit Nehru announcing the Death of Mahatma Gandhi

Mahatma Gandhi and Rabindranath Tagore

The Iconic Film Maker Satyajit Ray

The Bandit Queen: Phoolan Devi

Aerial View of Lutyens Delhi and Connaught Place  

Mr President: Pranab Mukherjee in his younger days

A Sadhu Chilling on a bed of nails, reading a book.

Begum Para, A yesteryear Bollywood actress

Pandit Nehru On the Day of his Yagnopavit (Sacred Thread Ceremony) holding a mulberry stick

A Man carried his Blind old Father to the Polling Booth in Delhi during the First general elections of Independent India 

Indian Army Soldiers in Iraq (Mesopotamia) after defeating the Germans in Battle. (World War II)

The Kashmiri Pandit and the Muslim: Nehru and Adbdullah

A Sikh Sowar during the Delhi Durbar 1903

A Nautch Girl, Lucknow

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