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Potti Sreeramulu (Source: Wikipedia (A portrait of Indian revolutionary Potti Sreeramulu))
While hunger strikes are commonplace in India, has there been anybody who has carried out the threat to its ultimate end?
Rabindranath Tagore (1909) (Source: Wikipedia)
What drove the Tagore family to support the Brahmo Samaj?
Lala Lajpat Rai '04 (Source: Motivational India (Lala Lajpat Rai))
How is famed freedom fighter, Lala Lajpat Rai, connected to the Indian banking system?
Jambu (Jamun) (Source: Wikipedia)
FYI, we all live on an island of jamuns.
Gulzarilal Nanda (Source: Wikipedia)
India has had its own crises lasting "Thirteen Days". Not just once, but thrice.
Rama's coronation (Source: Wikipedia)
Were you aware that the Jataka Tales also covers the Ramayana?

Quotable quotes

Hala's Holi

Young girl,
On this day of Holī
—Your breasts dusted with flour,
Your eyes red from too much liquor,
A lotus stuck in your hair
And mango shoots behind your ears—
You are a credit to our village.

Did you know?

Beer and the Butcher

Reginald Dyer, the Butcher of Amritsar, of Jallianwala Bagh infamy, was the youngest son of one Edward Dyer, the man often credited with establishing India's first successful brewery at Kasauli in Himachal Pradesh. It would eventually become Mohan Meakin Breweries.

Teapoy

A tea-poy has very little to do with tea. It was originally the name for an Indian three-footed, i.e., a tī-pāī table which could be used for many things including serving tea.