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Travels in French India

08th November,2017

2017 is seventy years of India’s independence. It is a moment to look back at the history of the different influences that washed the shores of India. The English influence, today predominant than any other, was one of them. It is important for the nation to explore the other sources which impacted Indian life. Jean Claude-Perrier opens up one such window.

In Travels in French India, we get glimpses of the world of French India, little slices of France that live on in lesser known corners of India. And, in these former French colonies, France too lives on with a message that has inspired freedom lovers in India for two centuries or more