The Shadow Of The Banyan

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01Branch And Root19970809

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.

02 LASTShoots And Leaves19970809

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.