Articles tagged under: Jawaharlal Nehru
May 11, 2018
By Japan K Pathak
Jawaharlal Nehru had as a Prime Minister asked the ministry of Information & Broadcasting to tone down the Somnath Shivalinga installation ceremony.
On April 28, 1951, about a fortnight before installation ceremony (11 May) of new Shivalinga at reconstructed Somnath temple, Nehru had written a letter to RR Diwakar, then Union Minister of Information and Broadcasting, and asked him to 'tone down the description of what happens at Somnath in radio broadcast'.
Nehru had m...Read More
September 05, 2017
Somnath Series by Japan K Pathak
In this series, I intend to cater various articles on Somnath temple, covering the period between its last destruction and final reconstruction. To clear any doubts or to obtain more details, you can reach me at my email address japanpathak [at] deshgujarat [dot] com.
In the previous article which was the third article in this series you read how in 1947 when the rule of Britishers and Nawab came to an end , Sardar Patel, Gadgil, Jam Saheb and others paid v...Read More
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