Droutinelife : Discovery Channel is celebrating 20 years in India with the launch of a three-part series with rare archival footage to narrate the story of the birth of independent India.
The show is titled “India Emerges: A Visual History“. It will take the viewers back to the British era and show the tumultuous decades of India’s freedom struggle and later years.
“We are happy to bring forth a programme that will narrate the stories of India and its emergence. The special line-up will revive the many memories of independence and unveil some of the intriguing facts of India’s freedom,” Johri added in a statement.
The footage will take viewers to the stroke of midnight in August 1947 when India became free and along the new borders of a partitioned India.
The programme will talk about the wars of 1965 and 1971 against Pakistan and the period of Emergency among others.
The series will culminate with the emergence of a strong, progressive and vibrant India after many challenges.
Discovery Channel will air the show every day at 8 p.m. on August 14, 15 and 16. 15th August is the Independence day in India. So Discovery Channel has decided to air thier show on these days.