Did Pandit Nehru not need Sardar Patel in his cupboard? Learn why the controversy has erupted …

by Jeremy Spirogis
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New Delhi : The relationship of Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, India's first Prime Minister and Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, who was the Deputy Prime Minister and Home Minister in his cupboard, has all the time been questioned. It has been claimed many occasions that the connection between Pandit Nehru and him was not regular. This situation is as soon as once more in dialogue, as a result of this time Foreign Minister Jaishankar and well-known historian Ramchandra Guha are nose to nose on this situation.

The controversy began when External Affairs Minister Jaishankar shared the picture of the launch of Narayani Basu's guide 'VP Menon: The Unsung Architect of Modern India' on Twitter. <! –

                 He additionally wrote – It was realized from this guide that in 1947, Pandit Nehru didn’t need Sardar Patel in his cupboard and eliminated him from the preliminary cupboard checklist. This is a matter of controversy, however the creator is agency on his level. Jaishankar has written in his post that justice has been accomplished on this guide after a very long time with a historic individual.

Reacting strongly to Jaishankar's tweet, historian Ramachandra Guha tweeted, "This is a myth, it is not the job of the foreign minister to promote fake news and false hostility between the makers of modern India." This work needs to be left to the IT cell of the BJP. Guha tweeted the story of 'The Print' and wrote that on 1 August 1947, Nehru advised Patel, 'You are the strongest pillar of the cupboard.' In response to this, Patel wrote, 'You will get unquestioned loyalty and dedication from me.

This debate was additional elevated when Congress chief Jairam Naresh additionally jumped into this debate and stored his level with some paperwork. Jairam Ramesh has shared the letter of Pandit Nehru, which he has written to Mountbatten and Sardar Patel's title tops the checklist of ministers.

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