Nehru Remembered

Published: Sat, 05/28/2016 - 10:55 Updated: Sat, 05/28/2016 - 12:51

On his 52nd death anniversary, Hardnews remembers the builder of modern, pluralist and secular India, Jawaharlal Nehru, even as a vicious campaign to undermine his legacy and to eliminate his memory is underway. We reproduce once again selections from a widely read cover ‘Nehru still batting after all these Years’ (November - December 2008), to mark Nehru’s contribution to Indian Independence, intellectual legacy and history.


The Triumph of Nehruvian paradigm

Since 1991, there have been many attempts by our rulers to do away with Nehru's economic policies, but politics and the force of history has stayed their hands
Sanjay Kapoor 


Humanism. Tolerance. Reason

The time has come to detoxify our society of communalism and celebrate the enduring legacy of Gandhi and Nehru to defend national integration
SN Sahu

 

A leader and a gentleman

The Nehru legacy, which had its origins in the hoary days of the Mughal empire, still lives on
HR Bharadwaj

 

Memories of Jawaharlal

Treasured personal tales about India’s first prime minister, himself an ardent student of history
RV Smith 

On his 52nd death anniversary,  we reproduce selections from our widely read cover ‘Nehru still batting after all these Years’ (November - December 2008), to mark Nehru’s contribution to Indian Independence, intellectual legacy and history

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