'Tryst With Destiny': Jawaharlal Nehru's Independence Day Speech

PUBLISHED ON: August 12, 2016 | Duration: 5 min, 57 sec

  
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"At the stroke of midnight, when the world sleeps, India will awake to light and freedom," was famously said by Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, India's first Prime Minister, to the country's constituent assembly and millions of radio listeners on the eve of India's independence in August 1947.

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