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Posts tagged ‘Jawaharlal Nehru’

Why vilifying Nehru doesn’t work

By Haris Ahmed
Over the years Nehru has become the most reviled figure and rightly so: he’s an anathema for the pseudo-nationalists. His unflinching commitment to secularism, his ideas of democracy, and socialism are a constant eyesore for the majoritarian nationalists.

Revisiting Darkness

By Ananya S Guha
By replacing the image of Gandhi as a direction to the Khadi board, the Prime Minister and the government have not only sullied the image of the charkha, but have introduced a symbolism which is an outright political and egomaniac agenda.