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By Supriya Kelkar

In 1942, after Mahatma Gandhi asks Indians to offer one friend to the liberty circulate, ten-year-old Anjali is devastated to think about her father risking his lifestyles for the liberty fight. however it seems he isn’t the only becoming a member of. Anjali’s mom is. And with this transformation comes many extra changes designed to enhance their nation and use “ahimsa”—non-violent resistance—to withstand the British executive. First the relations needs to alternate of their wonderful foreign-made outfits for homespun cotton, so Anjali has to renounce her prettiest assets. Then her mom makes a decision to arrive out to the Dalit neighborhood, the “untouchables” of society. Anjali is pressured to recover from her previous prejudices as her relations turns into more and more interested by the flow. while Anjali’s mom is jailed, Anjali needs to step out of her convenience quarter to take over her mother’s paintings, making sure that her little a part of the independence move is completed.

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