Category Archives: Jawaharlal Nehru

K. N. Raj : Democracy and development

IN April 1950, a young economist was sent to Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru to explain why he had proposed a slow growth rate for the country’s economy in the draft of the First Five Year Plan. At 26, K.N. Raj … Continue reading

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Jawaharlal Nehru : on Religion

India is suppose to be a religious country above everything else …  I have frequently condemned [religion] and wished to make a clean sweep of it. Almost always it seemed to stand for blind belief and reaction, dogma and bigotry, … Continue reading

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