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Gandhi's Emissary




ISBN 9780367176174
Published April 25, 2019 by Routledge India
364 Pages

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In 1946, at the age of 29, the author was chosen by Mahatma Gandhi to act as unofficial emissary between the British Labour Government and India in the delicate negotiations which resulted in the country‘s independence. His unique position enabled him to give the world a moving and informed account of the principal actors in the drama that led to t

Table of Contents

Preface.  Introduction Mridula Mukherjee  Part 1 Gandhi's Emissary  1. A Famous Loss of Temper  2. Gandhiji and the Seed Potatoes  3. The Loneliness of Love  4. Gandhiji and a Life of 125 Years  5. The Painful Quest for Peace  6. Salt and Political Prisoners  7. To Trust or not to trust  8. The Lonely Pilgrim  9. Gandhi, The Father  Part 2 The Nehru Era  10. A revolution That Did not Come Off  11. Building a Socialist Society  12. I Continue as a Gandhian Emissary.  Index

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