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In such a state of mind (or being) I went to visit Jawaharlal Nehru. He was in the Black Forest in Germany, at some pension (imagine the Bodhisattva at a pension!)—his wife was dangerously ill, and the British government had freed him.

Staying with some friends in Alsace, at the medieval town of Mulhouse, I wrote to Jawaharlal. He said to come by the small train that crossed the border, and at Badenweiler station to walk up the hill (I still remember his saying, ‘Why take such a marathon walk?’) or preferably take a taxi. He also said to bring some Evian bottles for his wife.

So, clad in light autumnal clothes, perforated summer shoes, a vague overcoat, I set out on my pilgrimage—the three Evian bottles my offerings. And a book my companion.

Badenweiler is a staid, dumpy town. Almost a township, with its white villas, its arched-in avenues, and its sole sanctuary, the sanitorium up the hill. The thought of The Magic Mountain came to me, but I brushed it aside and switched on to Hsuan Tsang:

Then the Master of the Law thought with love of the Bodhisattva Maitreya, and turned his whole mind to the Heaven of the Blessed, earnestly praying to be born again there, in order to offer this Bodhisattva his respects and homage, to hear the excellent Law expounded, and to attain perfect understanding . . . All at once, in the depths of his ecstatic soul, he seemed to be rising up as high as Mount Sumeru, and after passing through one, two, three heavens, he seemed to see in the Palace of the Blessed, the venerable Maitreya, seated on a resplendent throne, and surrounded by a multitude of gods. At this moment he was floating with body and soul on an ocean of joy . . . 

Lord, when I see your face, may it shine as that which brought compassion to man, quadruped and three, twenty-five centuries ago. If Mahatma Gandhi was a Visvamitra, Pandit Jawaharlal was the Bodhisattva. Lord, mayst thou have a halo round thy auspicious face!


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I sat in the feebly lit corridor of the pension and opened the book I’d brought with me. It was Sur les Traces du Boudha by René Grousset. I had meant to speak of this extraordinarily moving book to Panditji.

What a great thing it would be for India and the world (I said to myself) if Panditji were to declare: ‘Yes, of course, friend, this be my path. This, the sure, trodden, ancient way. The eightfold path to the knowledge of the root of bondage and freedom from sorrowings.’

Suddenly he appeared, Panditji did. He wore a light overcoat and felt hat, was rounder than I had imagined, and less tall. His lower left lip twitched and twitched again and made enchantment for anyone sensitive (as Panditji’s twitches spoke), and when he removed his hat the bald head was a shock. (I had imagined him with long locks of hair, curling and covering his elongated lobes like the Gandharan image of Gautama, the Buddha, from Hadda, at the Musee Guimet in Paris.) His quick gestures, his sudden solipsisms, silences, his radiant recognitions, were not of any Jataka text. I was taken aback, having almost reeled into the contemporaneity of the world. I felt lost. Why had I come? Where had I come?

Panditji went up to his room quickly (he went to leave the manuscript of his autobiography, which he was then correcting) and came down, his passport in hand.

‘Let’s go to the bank first, and we’ll have our lunch afterward,’ he said. ‘Is that all right with you?’

‘Oh yes,’ I said. Then I blurted, ‘You know, I am a vegetarian.’

‘Of course, of course,’ he remarked, and with one smile, so pure, so full, so shy, so all-feeling, he took me twenty-five centuries earlier—at last I’d reached Kapilavastu:

But the Future Buddha in his splendid chariot entered the city with a pomp and magnificence of glory that enraptured all minds. At the same moment Kisa Gotami ascended to the roof of her palace, and beheld the beauty and majesty of the Future Buddha, as he circumambulated the city; and in her pleasure and satisfaction at the sight, she burst forth into this song of joy: 

Full happy now that mother is, Full happy now that father is, Full happy now that woman is, Who owns his Lord so glorious.

Now I remembered my bottles.
‘Here are the Evians you asked for,’ I said.
‘How much did you pay for them?’ he asked, taking them and leaving them with the cashier.
‘Oh, Panditji, for God’s sake!’ I begged.
‘For God’s sake what?’ he queried nervously.
‘I’m an Indian,’ I said.


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‘What’s that got to do with it?’ he remarked with indifferent irritation. He didn’t know about my Kapilavastu.

‘Well, we’re not a nation of shopkeepers,’ I said. ‘That’s not the way I was brought up.’

‘We live in the world of today,’ he said, as if speaking to himself, and angry with me, with himself, and with the whole wide world around him. And suddenly we slipped back into our awakened silences, and so on to the indefinite definition of India.

At the bank it was curious to see his passport . . . he had a British passport. It never occurred to one that one was ever British. (Later in Paris once, Panditji, meeting some friends-of-India-looking woman, said, with a nervous, ironic twitch, ‘Do I look a slave? Who said I’m not free?’ There was no place for friendly tears. It was rather a demand for recognition. India, who could ever bind her?)

‘Why don’t you give me some of your hair?’ He laughed at the disorderly strands hanging around my head. They badly needed a barber’s care.

‘Take all you want,’ I said in true offering.
‘But how will it stick?’ He laughed again.
‘Oh, I suppose the miracle can always happen. In India . . .’ ‘So, you’re married?’ he interjected, following his own thought.
‘Yes, Panditji; you see only half of me,’ I whispered hesitantly. ‘I wish you could meet my wife. She is French. I’ve taken her to India, you know.’

‘Oh, yes.’
‘She’s so Indian.’ I seemed to be apologetic.
‘Well, my cousin is married to a Hungarian. And why not?’ I was reassured.
‘Romain Rolland spoke to me about you,’ he said after a long silence as we were walking back to the pension. I still remember the sun was completely unaware of himself and the trees stood inordinately still. They seemed aching for a breath, a touch, an efflorescence of the noncontingential. Everything seeks its own death and discovery, for suchness alone is meaning.


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‘You certainly believe in something, Panditji? In some form of Deity, in philosophy?’
‘Deity, what Deity?’ He twitched angrily. ‘Why Siva and Parvati, Sri Krishna!’
‘Three thousand years of that and where’s that got us— slavery, poverty.’
‘And incomparable splendour, even today.’

‘What, with twenty-two-and-a-half years of life expectancy and five pice per person per day of national income? We’ve had enough of Rama and Krishna. Not that I do not admire these great figures of our traditions, but there’s work to be done. And not to clasp hands before idols while misery and slavery beleaguer us.’

‘Yes, and after that?’ I asked, as if to myself, somewhat timidly.

He seemed angry, ‘Now, now, don’t make me say this matter is matter,’ he said, touching the table. He was trying very hard to cut meat. Obviously the knife was in need of care or Panditji was not overdextrous with his hands.

‘No, Panditji, I know you won’t.’ I was winning the battle.

‘I am not such a fool. I won’t. I also have my private philosophy.’

He was silent for a while. And I did not say anything. ‘Of course,’ he continued, leaving the meat to its fate, ‘of course there’s something else. All this sun and moon and earth and galaxies, they don’t hang about in some chaotic universe. You probably do not know, I studied the natural sciences at Cambridge.’

‘No, I did not,’ I said. But he did not hear me.

‘There’s an intelligence about the world. There’s harmony. I am convinced we’re linked to that harmony. Individually linked,’ he added with deliberation, and merged into such sorrowfulness that the earth seemed lighter with his pain.

‘So God is mathematical.’
‘Well, perhaps. Why worry? And man is not just a . . .’

‘Just what? . . .’
‘A biological phenomenon.’
‘A creature of the “eighteen aggregates”.’
‘Yes, Buddhism comes quite near it; that is, there is something which must be, and which connects and sustains.’ ‘But that’s Vedanta,’ I interrupted. ‘The Buddha was a phenomenologist. Beyond manifestation, the void.’
The meat by now had become cold. So had my spinach. ‘Go where you will,’ he said slowly, and with a deep wealth  of rising sensibility, ‘man is not a creature of accident. Nor are his apprehensions gratuitous. Man is a whole and he belongs to . . . to, well let’s say a universal harmony.’

He lit a cigarette. The coffee had come.

This excerpt from The Meaning of India, philosophical essays written by Raja Rao, has been published with permission from Penguin Random House India.

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  1. When Nehru said he wanted Indians to “build a nation” and “not stand before idols”, I am pretty sure this hypocrite meant he wanted generations of Indians to genuflect before the new idols – Jawaharlal Nehru and his coming descendants . A man who destroyed the shoots of democracy with the help of “Mahatma” Gandhi when they made sure a pragmatic Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel was denied his legitimate right to be the first Prime Minister of India, through chicanery of the highest sort, is strangely the epitome of democracy to the slaves he and his descendants left behind. I am surprised nobody questions why after Jawaharlal Nehru and Shastri no one around him found anybody within the Congress; who incidentally fought against the British and faced more jail time than a Nehru or Gandhi, to lead apart from a demure Indira Gandhi? Isn’t that itself an indication of the fact that both the “Mahatma” and “Chacha” had firmly ensured there was no democracy existed within the Congress- a problem that has led Indian polity to its present decline? Some may counter it by saying the “Mahatma” wanted the Congress to be disbanded. but his actions speak louder than his words .

  2. It is sad to see how even educated people are interpreting his words. He is so clear that the building of the nation is more important than standing in front of idols with folded hands. This is the result of propogation of senseless importance of religion especially Hindutva over everything. By doing this the party may have won votes and have come to power or may even remain in power but what we all are collectively losing is a Nation. Think about this we need to give this nation to our children. Is this the form of nation we give it to them?

  3. After speaking of 25 paise per capita income, did Nehru do any better as PM? He distributed poverty. His dirisive attitude towards Hinduism is hardly surprising, especially for an anglophile like him.

    • Lol and what have you done to India BC,? Is it a fad to vilify Nehru and praise Modi?
      What Hinduism did is systematic slavery designed to oppress a selected minority of its own population and we are still paying the price.

  4. It is a shame that people see only what they want and speak what appeals to them out of blind faith.
    Read the paragraph… ‘What, with twenty-two-and-a-half years of life expectancy and five pice per person per day of national income? We’ve had enough of Rama and Krishna. Not that I do not admire these great figures of our traditions, but there’s work to be done. And not to clasp hands before idols while misery and slavery beleaguer us.’ a true reflection of what was the situation then and what was needed for that hour. He did not speak as an atheist or denigrate the Gods… he simply stated that he needs all the time to fight misery and slavery present then.

  5. The complex mind of a wise man can only be deciphered by those who listen without any judgement.

  6. This was the thought of statesman and by saying this only, none gonna be anti Hindu .. God doesn’t ask you to go to them when you require to work , you chose worship and when you fail or loose you blame god . That’s not fair .. Work and worship are same thing . True worshipping or believing in any deity is just care yourself along with others . God as in Idol of n numerous of size and shapes are to give thanks and praise as we are directly using their resources for getting rid of our sorrow and pain . They are happy with your thanksgiving practice nothing more requires..

  7. need to know who wrote the excerpt , and then check all the articles written by that person
    you will find that person is writing only negative articles about the country

  8. I never expected a below average commend on Indian traditions (Rama, Krishna) from a man supposed to be intellectual giant
    as projected by some of our political/social commanders !!

  9. He is undoubtedly the best among the available in 1947. A truly modern and renaissance man of his time. Of course beleiving in propaganda is a choice everyone always have.

    • Mmm I am not able to decide whose propaganda should I believe in.
      Left Liberals or Nationalists?
      Or the one from The Print?

  10. Nehru was a man who divided the country and leaving no place to the Hindus, which they can say of only theirs…

  11. Nehru was not an Indian. He doesn’t have any right to say so.. It was only due to him, that large portions of our country have been lost to China and Pakistan.. May sardar vallabh bhai Patel would be the 1st prime minister of India, giving us righteous path to follow..
    Nehru was a man who divided the country and leaving no place to the Hindus, which they can say of only theirs…

    • It’s quite interesting to comment on such topic without a proper research of the Indian History..but let me quote your words and remind you the true facts of your words:
      1. “May sardar vallabh bhai Patel would be the 1st prime minister of India, giving us righteous path to follow..”,
      2. “Nehru was a man who divided the country..”
      Firstly, the Bismark of India i.e, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel was died on 15th of December 1950.
      Secondly, 25 October 1951 to 21 February 1952, was the first election to the Lok Sabha since India became independent in August 1947.
      Though the Leadership of Sardar Patel was phenomenal but due to his death by Heart Attack Sardar Patel was not there for 1st General Election.
      Thirdly, This partition was part of the end of British rule over the Indian subcontinent, called British Raj. The partition was caused in part by the two-nation theory presented by Choudhary Rehmat Ali, due to presented religious issues. Pakistan became a Muslim country, and India remained a ‘secular’ country. It was by an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. India is today the Republic of India; Pakistan is today the Islamic Republic of Pakistan.
      So my dear friend these are all the facts that the history gives us..but you know I’ve no right to violate your freedom of expression ‘Article 19(1) of Indian Constitution’ and being an Indian It’s my responsibility to promote fraternity to all the citizens of India. No hard issues, I’m just trying to portray my Article 19(1) and the true historical facts of India..
      Be home, stay safe…

  12. Nehru had a true grasp of Indian-ness. He was lacking intelligence of Gandhi but was very near to him as far as emotional intelligence is concerned. The fusion between ancient and modern in him was great. To perform even better his need was to be questioned.

  13. Nehru had a true grasp of India. He was lacking intelligence of Gandhi but was very near to him as far as emotional intelligence is concerned. The fusion between ancient and modern in him was great. To perform even better his need was to be questioned. Patel could have done it best if would not have died so soon.

  14. Seating at the apex of power sometimes one need to detach him or herself from self beliefs. I think Panditji did same here. To divert public indulgence in religious karmas and taking India on the path of scientific thinking, equality and unity was certainly not easy task which he could do to a large extent. We are today enjoying the fruits and also blame him for the gaps left out. We do have that freedom as a constitutional right.

  15. As I am getting older, my respect for that IDIOT is decreasing day by day. This whole scam group called KHANGRESS never showed respect to other freedom fighters like Bhagat Singh, Bose, Patel. Because from the start their only agenda was to exploit on the country. Democracy never existed in India during the time they ruled. I used to blame brahmins because of “exploitation of the weak” by the so called “priests”. Only to realize later that “Brahmins” were demonized by the them and they were successful in this case. Irony is they themselves(THE FAMILY that is) are exploiting Country. The pot calling the kettle black. Fast forward 70 years we have all kinds of problems because of that “DIVERSITY”. Also this bastard allowed NE region to be freely invaded by the CHINA. They never even considered us Sikhs to be minority. For them only minority are the MUSLIMS. Revolution won’t happen in India as long as the native cultures are demonized. Speaking of revolution, I heard that the KGB were the actual rulers during the rule of Indira. I don’t know if that’s true but it won’t surprise me even if it is.

  16. I wonder why you guys been talking about an old PM of India who died 56 years before and why’d you all guys freaking up on Nehru….
    It’s true that we’ve had a wonderful history and a crippled past which we’ve been slaves…
    It really sucks if Indians (and you the man/woman who’s reading this) thinking about a dead man’s ideology..What we need is development striding towards future….It’s really a shame when our competitor-countries are striding forward and we need to catch them……..
    Basically what we need good governance and I don’t think the neoliberal right government is giving that..

    And I’m paying a one minute silence for this creepy newspaper and the guy who wrote it

  17. treating religion as trade has always led to misery, it is relevant for all societies and religions. however panditji’s philosophy could have showered some mercy on his ailing wife rather keeping busy on meat and wine

  18. Nehru never knew Shree Krishna or Lord Rama he never read even a bit about them, he only knew Christ & Mohammad. He himself said that by education he was Christan, by culture he was Muslim and by chance he was Hindu still he put PANDIT before his name, this is totally hypocrisy.

  19. Perfect person to lead a nation. Today’s problem is priests have become administrators and administrators have become saints and priests.

    • You would have been in Pakistan if crooks like Nehru continued to rule us. By the by many post are in fake Hindu names. See how the Christian have Hindu Names so that their identity and religion is not known to public. It’s unfortunate that MKG had joined this crook and became part of conspiracy.

      • Lol

        U guys love making conspiracies out of nowhere. Ur comment doesn’t make any sense. If not for MKG India would have been another Pakistan. Say hindu version of pakistan

    • You must be joking. His incompetence and zeal to promote his own daughter to rule the nation has brought us down. There were better people to lead in 1947… but he was an ace politician and he made sure that nobody else will take the mantle of leadership. Due to his efforts then Congress became a family owned party.

  20. And what do you think about Muslim religion….From 1200 years to till today they only spread hates and Terrorisim to sanitized non Muslim religion as a mentioned them Kafeer around the Globe….so give a lesson to your Boss…like fake Gandhi family and their slaves….

  21. 3,000 years of idol worship got you that. Muslims ended all that when they came. British brought back when they came.

    • Islam is worst religion in the world. It produces only Terrorists. No education, progress, economics. Main aim loot currency racket human trafficking drug peddleing. Illicit business filth it’s curse on the humanity. The beggers from Deserts have spoiler beautiful Bharat varsh. It’s pity still the mindset is still medival. The world has now understood, human rights is only to the humans and not to Barbarians.

    • Oh boy you people sure do have highly inflated views about yourself. The Islamic invaders were barbaric and did nothing except loot our country dry and forcefully convert people to Islam.

    • You go around a stupid black stone and lecture about idol worship
      And drink that shit zam Sam water and call it holy
      You are freaking nuts

    • In those 3000 years… the idol worshippers have lived in peace without creating any trouble for any race… rather these lands were raided and plundered by Islamic barbarians and later by the Christian races of European nations.
      Outsiders didn’t rule us because we were weak… or because we are idol worshippers… rather the invaders took advantage of the forgiving nature of the natives… the Dutch, French, British etc. had all first come for business… later they showed their true colours. The Islamic barbarians were defeated many times and forgiven… but they kept coming back like thankless pigs.

      Now look at the history of non-idol worshippers… wherever we see conflict around the world today… You will find either Muslims or Christian or both in the middle of the mess. There is virtually no peace within these people and they keep on trying to spread the mess through their respective religious missionaries.

  22. Nehru: A British stooge even more indoctrinated than Gandhi, Naiker, Ambedkar, Kartar, Karag, Ram Mohun Roy or Narendra Dutta or their spirutal descndant, Narendra Damodardas Modi.

  23. What else one can expect from this born musalman ? He got best treatment from Britishers for his loyalty . Because Hindu majority people were highly tolerant he got away from such comments.

  24. No doubt he had muslim mom /step mom. Hence he sold India as well. And tried to to make sure this country becomes Islamic within 100 to 200 years after independence

  25. Nehru was wrong.
    Because of belief in Rama Krishna, India was most prosperous country for 1700 years in last 2000 years…. Modern world today needs the universal enlightenment of Vedanta and all other philosophies… They are all pure psychologies and science.

    We should not mix science of being human with technology…We Must embrace new technology with purity of mind and sustainable growth.

    • I love your comment! How refreshing during this age of confusion and forgetfulness of the true India. Raja Rao would have loved to talk with you. Do stay in touch if you have the time. Susan Raja-Rao

  26. Only the slavery grew manifold under the Congress regime over their 50-60 years of rule and to blame it on Rama and Krishna is purely political. Their slogan of ‘Garibi hatao’ was hypocrisy that never materialised. Didn’t ex-PM Rajiv admit that hardly 15 paise reached the poor?

  27. As a child I used to wonder, how British ruled us for centuries, why our powerful Gods were silent then !

  28. 3,000 yrs of deities got us slavery, poverty?
    with all due respect to the man who was so eloquent in his autobiography was he right about the reasons of slavery.

    Indians were Loyal to the kings ,their leaders,the dynasties. If they were made slaves or even felt rich it was upto their direction of loyalty.

    I wish Raja Rao educated the man not to let dynasties destroy indians.Then hopefully we would not be in the state we are now.

  29. The trolls are saying that Nehruji had insulted Rama and Krishna, but he did not, he holds them in great esteem, but he shows his concern to the wretchedness of the country, its poverty, poor income levels, wanted it to raise, but failed miserably later. His intentions were in doubt.

    • You go around a stupid black stone and lecture about idol worship
      And drink that shit zam Sam water and call it holy
      You are freaking nuts

  30. He was honest in reflecting his inner voice. He was cosmopolitan, westernised loathed religious rites but deep inside his being was etched the ancient culture and tradition of India . One has to only read his last will and testament to understand the underlying philosophy to which he was seriously committed.

  31. He was honest in reflecting his inner voice. He was cosmopolitan, westernised loathed religious rites but deep inside his being was etched the ancient culture and tradition of India . One has to only read hos last will and testament to understand the underlying philosophy to which he was seriously committed.

  32. The author had his beliefs and Pandit ji had his and they were ploes apart. So that is exactly what one would expect when they meet. My own views are almost same as those of Nehru.

  33. What did Nehru do to our country? He ensured we were humiliated and defeated and died a broken man without Rama and Krishna. His dreams were shattered and looked like a fool unable to grasp the real geopolitics. He died as a naive and foolish statesman. The country can never pardon him.

    • He made sure that the fledgling state he was a prime minister of, became a thriving modern democracy and did not end up as a tin pot dictatorship. And that’s quite a lot. Get your education from real history books and not from social media.

      • Get your facts straight first… the economy was in doldrums till 90s… in 60s we got thumped by the Chinese because countless corruption cases in Government (starting from Willy Jeep scam of 1947) had crippled armed forces and the nation by and large.

        Nehru-Gandhi clan and their cronies made sure that nobody will come to lead the nation for next 100 years… except the heirs of Nehru-Gandhi… fortunately for India… a useless generation in the clan and the extreme nepotism in Congress has come to rescue.

        With the incompetence of the mother-son-daughter trio… even ordinary BJP workers have started looking uber intelligent.

      • He didn’t bring democracy to India. Democracy brought him as India’s PM. If he had opposed democracy, he’d have been lying dead by the wayside. And what democracy did he practice? He silenced critics, imposed centre’s rule on states, took the country to a hopeless war with China after foolishly being taken in by them. Personally, he was a drooling philanderer. He was THE WORST PM that India ever had.

  34. प्रिट सनसनी और अफवाहों की मार्केटिंग से धंधे पानी का जुगाड ।

    लेखक ने पूरी किताब लिख डाली । बहुत कुछ है इसमें । सब कुछ छोड़ ,तोड़ मरोड़ कर पेश किया,””””” नेहरू ने राजा राव से कहा , बहुत हुआ राम कृष्ण _______ _ __

    मूढमतियो पूरी किताब पढ़ो ,बुक रिव्यू देखो फिर हेडिंग लगाओ।

    नाम देख कर ही आग लग गई होगी ,कमेंट क्या छपेगा , सोशल मीडिया पर इसे मसाला लगा कर पेश करेंगे ,भरोसा रखें।

  35. Some of us grew (Including me) when father used to speak with friends always Criticising Panditji. We had a very bad Impression about Nehruji. Only after reading about him we changed opinion. The Book Discovery of India which i am reading now which has further added more respect to this great man

  36. Allowing himself to be addressed as “Panditji,” a “Bodhisattva” he is. He helped his clan of Kauls, including his inept daughter, to take key positions and amass a massive personal fortune for the family, while keeping India a notch above the Least Developed Country (LDC) status. Here this modern “Bodhisattva” is, criticizing Ram and Krishna. Lackeys like Raja Rao did have a great time, wallowing in cocktail circuits of this “Bodhisattva,” but will have to drown themselves in the rivers of shame for many lives before redeeming themselves.

  37. “He twitched angrily. ‘Why Siva and Parvati, Sri Krishna!’
    ‘Three thousand years of that and where’s that got us— slavery, poverty.’
    ‘And incomparable splendour, even today.’

    ‘What, with twenty-two-and-a-half years of life expectancy and five pice per person per day of national income? We’ve had enough of Rama and Krishna. Not that I do not admire these great figures of our traditions, but there’s work to be done. And not to clasp hands before idols while misery and slavery beleaguer us.’”

    Now this is very smart comment by a person I don’t like or admire.

    • He made the comments while he wasn’t holding an office of Government of India. But whatever he meant by these words… he didn’t work for the poor when he became the PM… rather his parties and affluent lifestyle was an insult and a sin. Nehru-Gandhi clan ensured that problems remain and they keep getting back on to the Problem Solver’s chair.

  38. He was a British by thinking who was thrust upon us by an aeging leader who let down the people of country by accepting partitition.

  39. I hope you will write about Allah & Mohammad also…. They give rapes of women… Even 5,6 years old child rapes…. Captives of women, slaves….
    And world level terrorissm……. Jihad….. You can see the whole world is faceing terrorism inthe name of allah…
    UK.. USA, France, whole middle east India, Pakistan, Afghanistan… All are suffering.
    I am sure you will not biased on it.

  40. If at all Pandit Nehru told that it was absolutely correct, even in today’s time.

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