Children performing during a cultural programme on  Independence Day celebrations in Kolkata.  The cultural event was organised  by Purba Kolkata Gandhi Smarak Samity,  an organisation of old Gandhians.  Mahatma Gandhi was present in this house when the country got Independence Day on August 15, 1947.  A few articles used by Gandhiji are kept in the house which was earlier known as Haidari Manzil.  Mahatma Gandhi came to this house on 12 August 1947 and left on September 6, 1947. (Source: Express phohto by Partha Paul)