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India Today Editor-in-Chief talks about the idea of independence along with the Freedom Special issue ahead of August 15.

Freedom is an idea for which many have died, freedom from slavery, freedom from colonialism, freedom of speech, freedom of religion, freedom to protest, and many others which we often take for granted. On the eve of Independence Day, this issue is devoted to what freedom means for us.

On August 15, 1947, 330 million Indians, nearly 13 per cent of the world population at that time, were freed in one of

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