Mahesh Rangarajan, director of the historic Nehru Memorial Museum and Library in New Delhi, tells Sheela Bhatt/Rediff.com how the first prime minister will always remain relevant, and the efforts being made to keep his legacy alive. Mahesh Rangarajan, 50, is an Indian scholar who does what he likes. This is rare in India where usually the right people do not get the right job at the right time. Mahesh is a history graduate from Delhi University and from Balliol College, Oxford University, ... Rediff.com, 6 days ago
Teacher Sanjay Ahuja from Faridabad with his students at Teen Murti Bhavan, New Delhi. ‘One visit to Teen Murti Bhavan is proof that Nehru is one legend who can’t be dwarfed by temporary and futile controversies.’ ‘Here he pondered over creating excellent institutions and temples of modern India like steel plants and the Bhakra dam. Here he must have approved the first blueprints of IITs and IIMs and India's first nuclear reactors and space engines’ On the ...Rediff.com, 1 week ago
'He also presented a facsimile of the scroll that was given to Gandhiji in Johannesburg in 1908 by the Chinese community there. I think that was quite a thoughtful gift,' Sabarmati Ashram Director Tridip Suhrud tells Sheela Bhatt/Rediff.com Tridip Suhrud, director of the Sabarmati Ashram and a well-known Gandhi scholar, was present when President Xi Jinping visited the ashram on Wednesday, September 17. He spoke exclusively to Sheela Bhatt/Rediff.com about the Chinese leader's visit. Prime ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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