1901-1902: Tenshin Okakura, visited India.
1916: Rabindranath Tagore, the Nobel winning philosopher-literateaur visited Japan and wrote an inspiring travelogue titled “Journey to Japan”.
Subhash Chandra Bose, fighting against British colonial rule, took office as the head of the Provisional Government of Free India with support from Japan.
The Indian National Army (headed by Subhash Chandra Bose, Supreme Commander) took part in the Imphal Operation in 1943 alongside Japanese Troops.
August 15, World War II came to an end.
Radha Binod Pal, a Judge from India, claimed the innocence of seven Japanese war criminals at the International Military Tribunal for the Far East.
August 15, India gained independence after nearly 200 years of British rule.
1949 Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru presented Japan with a baby elephant “Indira”, named after his daughter.
The Treaty of Peace between the Allied Powers and Japan was concluded. India did not take part in the Conference.
Diplomatic relations between Japan and India established.
Treaty of Peace between Japan and India concluded.