Nehru's India: Select Speeches
Focusing on topical issues and with an introduction by Mushirul Hasan, this important collection of Jawaharlal Nehru's speeches showcases the relevance of his vision in India today.
Published March 15th 2007 by Oxford University Press
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First prime minister of independent India (1947 – 64). Son of the independence advocate Motilal Nehru (1861 – 1931), Nehru was educated at home and in Britain and became a lawyer in 1912. More interested in politics than law, he was impressed by Mohandas K. Gandhi's approach to Indian independence. His close association with the Indian National Congress began in 1919; in 1929 he became its preside...moreMore about Jawaharlal Nehru...