No doubt Gandhi fought untouchability and Nehru followed his footsteps, but it was Ambedkar who shaped the progressive, futuristic idea of a modern India.
Thus spake Pandit Nehru to Sardar Patel, adding: ' I will never accept your recommendation,’ in response to his suggestion that the army be sent to end the terror-regime in Nizam's Hyderabad.
The finance minister responded to the Gujarat CM by quoting from the same book by Azad
PM Modi said the Hyderabad Liberation Day is a result of Sardar Patel's vision. September 17 marks the day in 1948 when the erstwhile Hyderabad State was annexed to the Indian.
And now Maulana Azad's 125th anniversary is used by the Gujarat CM to attack Jawaharlal Nehru by selective quotation from the former's India Wins Freedom.
The Prime Minister seems to be locked in a game of strip poker with the Congress. One by one, he is peeling off both—their greats and governments.