The Shadow Of The Banyan

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Genome: [r4 Bd=19970809]

Shoots and Leaves. Mark Tully revisits key events associated with Bhopal, Operation Blue Star and Ayodha.

Branch and Root. Mark Tully travels through India and with the help of villagers, politicians and the grandson of Gandhi, he recalls the first 50 years of Indian democracy. (Continues at 4pm.) Producer Beaty Rubens * A land divided: page 26

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970809]

Unknown: Mark Tully

Producer: Beaty Rubens

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Mark Tully travels through India and with the help of villagers, politicians and the grandson of Mahatma Gandhi, he recalls the first 50 years of its democracy - years dominated by the Western-influenced Nehru dynasty - and explores the possiblities for a truly Indian future.

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Mark Tully completes his exploration of the first 50 years of Indian democracy.

He revisits key events such as Operation Blue Star, Bhopal and Ayodha to find a future for India beyond the shadow of the Banyan tree.