Nehru, women and the thorn in India’s rose
Nehru, who had reluctantly heeded Gandhi's call for immediate independence, for he .. Relations between Nehru and Gandhi cooled over the latter's refusal to . The Nehru-Gandhi dynasty starts with the Mughal man named Also Nehru had love affair with Sarojini Naidu's daughter Padmaja Naidu. Nehru won over everyone he met, including and especially women. National Herald's decline began long before the time of Sonia Gandhi In the circumstances, is it any surprise that “an enduring love affair” between the at the end of the first recital of the melody queen, M.S. Subbulakshmi, that I heard.
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This is particularly problematic because for many people now, reality is what they can find through Google, he says. Nehru, of course, is highest on the list of hate objects for Hindutva extremists. He saw the RSS as dangerous because of its demonising of minorities, and repeatedly and publicly attacked it," says historian Ramachandra Guha.
And the RSS continues to attack him right back. The hegemony of his ideas, and the persistence of his bloodline are both intolerable to them. On YouTube, a search for Nehru throws up smear after smear.
The first, declaring him "Hindustan ka sabse ayyash aadmi", was watched 40,16, times at last count. These stories lay bare the campaign against him — Nehru must be cast as Muslim, westernised and dissolute, to discredit him.
Last year, Pranesh Prakash, policy director at the Centre for Internet and Society, caught sneaky edits to the Wikipedia entries of Motilal and Jawaharlal Nehru, emanating from a central government IP address.
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Moreover, as he often admitted regretfully, well before her passing, he had become so busy with politics and rushing from one end of the country to the other that he neglected his wife and other members of the family.
His loneliness had to have certain consequences, and that is where Lord and Lady Mountbatten come in.
They had stayed in India for no more than 15 months in But they, especially Edwina Mountbatten, had instantly developed a warm, cordial and lasting rapport with Nehru. Probably she filled a void in his life.
For his part, whenever in Britain, Nehru saw her over the weekend at the Mountbatten country house, Broadlands. On one occasion, the British press published a photograph of Edwina opening the door to Nehru clad in a nightgown.Gandhiji & Jawaharlal Nehru's Discussing Bhagat Singh - The Legend Of Bhagat Singh Scene
On the other hand, we must take note of what Amrita Sher-Gil — an Indian artist so great that, even though she died at a very young age, a road in Delhi has been named after her — is reported to have said. It covers both ordinary and extraordinary issues that arise as a result of changing social, political and cultural climate in India and abroad.
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