Following is an excerpt from jawaharlal nehru’s book ‘ the discovery of india’: the epics, history, tradition, and myth the two great epics of ancient india — the ramayana and the mahabharata—probably took shape in the course of several hundred years, and even subsequently additions were made to them. Jawaharlal nehru: jawaharlal nehru, first prime minister of independent india (1947–64), who established parliamentary government and became noted for his neutralist (nonaligned) policies in foreign affairs he was also one of the principal leaders of india’s independence movement of the 1930s and ’40s. Poulomi das for the last 20 years, nehru centre has been home to a unique exposition titled discovery of india, which is based on the book of the same name by jawaharlal nehru. The [real] danger to india, nehru declared bluntly the year before his death, is hindu right-wing communalism nehru himself was an avowed agnostic, as was his daughter until she discovered. More about nehru: the invention of india the fact that nehru had risked his life to save a single moslem had a profound effect far beyond new delhi many thousands of moslems who had intended to flee to pakistan now stayed in india, staking their lives on nehrus ability to protect them and assure them justice.
The discovery of india is an honour paid to the rich cultural heritage of india, its history and its philosophy as seen through the eyes of a patriot fighting for the independence of his country the book is widely considered one of the finest modern works on indian history. Ban nehru's discovery of india: mr munde said these remarks were included in the first edition of discovery of india but were expunged from subsequent editions following protests. In conjunction with the jawaharlal nehru memorial fund in new delhi, oxford proudly announces the reissue of glimpses of world history and the discovery of india, two famous works by jawaharlal nehruone of modern day's most articulate statesmen, jawaharlal nehru wrote a on a wide variety of subjects.
Bharat ek khoj is based on jawaharlal nehrus celebrated book, the discovery of india the episodes are anchored by the actor roshan seth who plays the role of jawaharlal nehru it was produced and directed by shyam benegal and telecast every sunday on doordarshan in 53 episodes that ran for a whole year. The writings and speeches of india's first pr this selection provides a new entry point for understanding jawaharlal nehru's responses to multiple challenges of nation-building during april-june 1958. In all these three books, we have as much a discovery of nehru as a discovery of india and the world that is to say, nehru sees no contradiction at all between the cultural and political growth of the individual and the experience of world’s history. Discovery of india exposition, a permanent unique exposition, covering everyaspect of artistic, intellectual and philosophical attainment of india through ages, is depicted in 14 galleries which seeks to determine, true identity of the country. The president, who was speaking on the topic jawaharlal nehru and the making of modern india, also recalled nehru's role in the freedom struggle.
Nehru: the invention of india is, as shashi writes, a reinterpretation of an extraordinary life and of a career of one of the major figures of the twentieth century nehru was a man who would one day help topple british rule and become india's first prime minister. Search the history of over 341 billion web pages on the internet. Lessons from nehru’s ‘the discovery of india’(1946) book by sachi sri kantha, june 17, 2014 last month, the political stock of the descendants of jawaharlal nehru (1889-1964) received severe thrashing at the recently held general elections in india.
In the discovery nehru writes that his response to india was “often an emotional one” and that he found in her people “something, difficult to define”  in view of the fact that he found the people of his country reserved, the latter remark sounds (unwittingly) confessional. Incidentally, ray designed the cover of one of the early editions of nehru’s the discovery of india during his stint as an illustrator at the signet press and he got his first job as an. The discovery of india considered as a whole is a curious jumble of historical facts, philosophical speculations and reflective essays on divergent themes couched in pleasant prose often rising to poetic heights.
Jawaharlal nehru was a wise politician and a great statesman he wrote a number of books and this is one of hem-the discovery of india india will never, in all probability, again see another leader of his stature, who, like mahatma gandhi, had greatness thrust upon him, in india's eventful midnight hour. Nehru’s ‘the discovery of india’ a brief study jagdish v dave m n college, visnagar (ng), gujarat the discovery of india was written by india's first prime minister jawaharlal nehru during his imprisonment in 1942-1946 at ahmednagar in the ahmednagar fort. Chacha nehru's gift to the children of india exactly a hundred and ten years ago in allahabad, on 14th november, 1889, a son was born to an eminent lawyer, motilal nehru and his wife swaroop rani they named him jawaharlal.
Dozens of summits have been held between india and russia (ussr) since india became independent in 1947 the first summit that took place, however, was truly an historic one and remains special. To read the discovery of india is to more than discover just india not limited to information about the subcontinent as it is today, the discovery foes from the world from plato, emerson, the history of lands like afghanistan, china's ancient trade links with india and so much more. A reviewer of the discovery says: “reading this book made me blame indira gandhi more for the problems of india prior to 1991” that’s not to say that a course of nehru’s books will win. Of course, it was something, on the one hand, adapted to the modern age and, on the other hand, having its deep roots in india’s conscious and subconscious self, something that has survived all this time, something that has kept india going in spite of every disaster.