Understanding the founding fathers: an enquiry into the Indian republic's beginnings

By: Gandhi, Rajmohan
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New Delhi Aleph Book Company 2016Description: xix, 138 p.ISBN: 9789383064243Subject(s): Nehru, Jawaharlal - 1889-1964 | Gandhi, Mahatma - 1869-1948 | Saccidananda, Svami | Anderson, Perry | Statesmen -- India | Indian ideologyDDC classification: 320.954 Summary: Nearly seventy years ago, the founding fathers of the Indian republic Mahatma Gandhi, Jawaharlal Nehru, B. R. Ambedkar, Subhas Chandra Bose and Vallabhbhai Patel steered the new nation in a direction that ensured it wasn t destroyed by sectarianism, casteism and authoritarianism. Because their wisdom found widespread acceptance, every time it seemed that the country would succumb to religious hatred, fissiparous tendencies or caste violence, disaster was averted as its leaders and its people stayed more or less true to the values on which the republic was founded. In recent times, however, attempts have been made to discredit these great Indians and devalue their contribution to the modern Indian state. https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/29236133-understanding-the-founding-fathers?from_search=true
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Nearly seventy years ago, the founding fathers of the Indian republic Mahatma Gandhi, Jawaharlal Nehru, B. R. Ambedkar, Subhas Chandra Bose and Vallabhbhai Patel steered the new nation in a direction that ensured it wasn t destroyed by sectarianism, casteism and authoritarianism. Because their wisdom found widespread acceptance, every time it seemed that the country would succumb to religious hatred, fissiparous tendencies or caste violence, disaster was averted as its leaders and its people stayed more or less true to the values on which the republic was founded. In recent times, however, attempts have been made to discredit these great Indians and devalue their contribution to the modern Indian state.

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