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Covid-19 & Partition share one key element which leaders today overlooked as cavalierly as the founders of India and Pakistan did in 1947: Fear.
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In Animosity at Bay, Pallavi Raghavan writes about how India and Pakistan together prioritised creating a mutually-acceptable administrative architecture.
In Bahawalpur, Anabel Loyd writes about how the wealthy nawab of the kingdom met Pakistan’s expenses post-Partition and was also forced to give up its army.
India’s future had been decided in a matter of 3 hours, between 7 am and 10.30 am, by Nehru and Mountbatten. And it was VP Menon who drew up a draft.
Modi has always tried to appropriate Gandhi. The latest addition to this was the PM quoting Gandhi to taunt Congress on CAA.
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The 'dedication' of RSS during riots in 1940s enabled it to 'establish its image as the saviour of Hindus’ and expand its influence in Punjab, J&K, Delhi.
Muhammad Ali Jinnah would be proud of Narendra Modi.
When a reporter asked Gandhi for his message on the ‘auspicious day’, he declined saying, ‘I am not accustomed to giving messages on such occasions.’