In commemoration of 75th year of India’s Independence, ICAR-IISR (Headquarters), Kozhikode organized a programme on the thematic area “Reflections: India @75” on 01 October 2021. Dr. K. N. Ganesh, Former Head, Department of History, Calicut University delivered the guest lecture entitled “Formation of contemporary India”. Pre-recorded videos on conversations with centenarians associated with freedom movement, judiciary and organic farming viz., Shri. Chekutty, Kozhikode, Adv. Aiyyappan Pillai, Thiruvananthapuram and Padmashri Smt. Pappammal, Coimbatore, respectively were also screened during the occasion.