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NIRAD BABU’S NEHRU


The Hindu

On the 8th of September 1951, The Autobiography of an Unknown Indian was published in London. When the book finally arrived in India, several weeks later, the author sent a copy to his literary mentor, Mohitlal Majumdar. Majumdar soon wrote back with his words of appreciation, but then asked: ‘What does Jawaharlal Nehru think of it?’ [...]

By |2011-11-16T11:08:07+00:00November 24th, 2002|Categories: Biography|Tags: , , , , |

VAJPAYEE’S NEHRU


The Hindu

In the spring of 1977, thirty years of Congress rule ended, and a new Government took power in New Delhi. Politicians who had expected to live out their days in the Opposition were unexpectedly thrust into Ministerial office. In preparation, sycophantic bureaucrats began to take away or hide any visible signs in the secretariat of the [...]

By |2011-11-16T17:17:19+00:00November 10th, 2002|Categories: Biography|Tags: , , , , , , |