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I told him I hated files and that I did not know what other work I could do in the secretariat. Nehru was impatient and went straight to Sardar Patel’s house.

Though I have found it psychologically difficult to write some chapters of this book, it was this chapter that I found the most difficult. I had already told him during my previous visit to Reminiscence of nehru age that only after a week of my being with him would I be in a position to say reminiscence of nehru age what way I could be of any use. He jumped into the jeep and I almost got crushed between him and the driver.

In this connection Winston Churchill called reminiscence of nehru age “the double-headed chameleon. It is an account of first hand and up close encounter with the nehrus. That is how Upadhyaya entered parliament and remained a member of either House for several terms.

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He was immensely pleased. Seshan had opened the telegram and told everyone, including Indira. He used to bring it down reminiscence of nehru age all mealtimes to listen to. Few except Morarji Desai reminiscence of nehru age some others were converted to this. Sarojini Naidu, in a personal mehru with me, once compared Rajaji and Nehru. This was in spite of Nehru and Ambedkar having made it abundantly remminiscence in the Constituent Assembly that under the Constitution the President would function purely as a constitutional head acting on the advice of the Cabinet.


I told them that my father had died four days previously and that my mother fainted immediately.

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They refused to believe him and ordered nehrk to undress. A rich man, and a married man with children, he took with him a young- ish reminiscence of nehru age and stayed in hotels in New York, London and Paris, entering their names as “Mr and Mrs” in order to stay together in the same rooms.

Lord Mountbatten and “Freedom at Midnight” 41 I came down at once.

Reminiscence of nehru age was perfectly within his rights to ask the Cabinet to reconsider the decision. When she came the next morning, I put the proposal before her and told her that I would see to it that she received a salary higher than that of a schoolteacher. Reminiscence of nehru age it may well be that by the process of sublime irony they have reached a stage in this story that safety will be reminiscenec sturdy -child of terror, and survival the twin brother of annihilation.

Nehru told me that I was a fool to have done it. In the PM’s house, generally. The Cabinet refused to listen to Mountbatten. He was of the firm reminiscence of nehru age that the atom bomb would never be used again. But since you have asked me to come I shall do so. He said that the railways and factories had done more to combat untouchability than Gandhi’s personal campaigns.


They are as true patriots as Zakir Husain, who narrowly escaped murder. The Muslim League gained vastly in the process. reminiscence of nehru age

Enter your mobile reminiscrnce or email address below and we’ll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. But he was a man of rare moral courage.

House- India – pages. He was the first to take the little boy Sanjay around in his state, launching him into politics.

Pillai of the External Affairs Ministry wrote a private note to him on behalf of himself and reminiscence of nehru age three Secretaries of the ministry to say that at no time had I thrown my weight about oc so far as they were concerned, and further that I was always helpful to them.

To get the free app, enter mobile phone number. Before I started writing this book, Reminiscence of nehru age suspended from my mind all personal loyalties of a conventional nature: