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circa 1950: A man casting a net with weights tied to its edges into an irrigation ditch in India to catch small fish. (Photo by Richard Harrington/Three Lions/Getty Images)

Retrospective - A New Republic, circa 1950

25 January 2013

In 1950, the Constitution of India came into force. These rare monochrome photographs capture the essence of India, a newly fledged Republic.