This illustration is inspired by the beautiful poem, 'Where the mind is without fear',  by 1913 Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore, before India's independence. The hope of a free, fearless and awakened world still resonates with us in 2021 as we do not yet have freedom from discrimination, lack of education and poverty. The colors used are the shades and Tints of the Indian Flag.
Where the mind is without fear and the head is held high
Where knowledge is free
Where the world has not been broken up into fragments
By narrow domestic walls
Where words come out from the depth of truth
Where tireless striving stretches its arms towards perfection
Where the clear stream of reason has not lost its way
Into the dreary desert sand of dead habit
Where the mind is led forward by thee
Into ever-widening thought and action
Into that heaven of freedom, my Father, let my country awake.
-Rabindranath Tagore
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