Sukarno was the leader of the Indonesian struggle for independence from the Dutch Empire. He was a prominent leader of Indonesia's nationalist movement during the Dutch colonial period and spent over a decade under Dutch detention until released by the invading Japanese forces in World War II. Sukarno and his fellow nationalists collaborated to garner support for the Japanese war effort from the population, in exchange for Japanese aid in spreading nationalist ideas. Upon Japanese surrender , Sukarno and Mohammad Hatta declared Indonesian independence on 17 August , and Sukarno was appointed as its president. He led Indonesians in resisting Dutch re-colonisation efforts via diplomatic and military means until the Dutch recognition of Indonesian independence in Author Pramoedya Ananta Toer once wrote, "Sukarno was the only Asian leader of the modern era able to unify people of such differing ethnic, cultural and religious backgrounds without shedding a drop of blood.
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Just click on the icons to get to the download page. The show opened with dozens of young women in red kebaya blouses and brown batik fabric, while Inggit, at the back, sat on a bed wearing a modest brown kebaya and traditional batik skirt with her hair in a neat bun.
Inggit was married to Uci when Sukarno walked into her life. Sukarno divorced his first wife, Utari Cokroaminoto, before revealing his feelings for Inggit and asked her husband to leave her. Uci yielded to Sukarno and agreed to divorce Inggit. As a devoted wife, Inggit became the breadwinner by making and selling jamu herbal medicine and traditional cosmetics as well as becoming a seamstress. As a THS student and political activist, Sukarno was unable to make ends meet. Sukarno was incarcerated several times.
Inggit once smuggled books into Banceuy Penitentiary in Bandung where he was held as a political prisoner. Later, Sukarno was exiled a few times, such as to Ende, Bengkulu and Padang while faithful Inggit always beside him. The rift in their marriage started when the couple was living in Bengkulu. Inggit, who had not been able to conceive, heard with a heavy heart that her husband wanted his own child.
The woman that Sukarno fell in love with was Fatimah, or Fatmawati, a daughter of a respected leader in Bengkulu. Eventually, Sukarno divorced Inggit for the young woman, who later became the first lady of Indonesia. The show ended as Inggit said she returned home to Bandung with dignity. Happy said that playing Inggit for the 13th time was still a challenge, although she felt closer to the character. TheJakartaPost Please Update your browser Your browser is out of date, and may not be compatible with our website.
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