Saturday, December 20, 2014

The slips are showing - Sunanda K Datta-Ray

The slips are showing: "An elderly Westernized woman who worked closely with Lady Mountbatten in Delhi told me once how horrified both women were during a boat ride with Jawaharlal Nehru when he leant over the side and, scooping up a handful of water, splashed it on his face and head. They saw it as clear evidence of the creator of modern India subordinating hygiene to primitive faith.

" Was this a sign of primitive faith or Nehru's famous romanticism?

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