It’s that time of year again, when the tricolour flags, caps and everything in between, pop up at every traffic signal. While displaying the Indian colours on your windshield is a great way to show your patriotism, this Independence Day, we suggest you download these apps and delve a little deeper into the vibrant and mesmerising cultures and traditions of the country.
Google Cultural Institute
This app by Google is perfect for art historians, connoisseurs and travel enthusiasts. Trace the career of modern Indian painter Rabindranath Tagore, or enable the virtual reality feature and take a tour through museums and historic sites of the country.
India GK Quiz
With a whole new look and optimisation improvement in April this new app is a fun way to familiarise yourself with your country. Test your general knowledge across topics such as Indian History, Indian Economics, Indian Constitution, Indian Culture and Indian Politics. The app is also handy for those who’ll be attempting to clear competitive exams like IAS and UPSC.
History of India
History of India (by the developer, History of World) is a fun and colourful way to learn about the different eras of the country’s history. Right from the rise of the Indus Valley civilisation to the freedom struggle, the app covers everything you need to know about India. It also offers information on religions, languages and famous personalities.
Available on play.google.com
— Rashmi Rajagopal Lobo