Mahatma Gandhi and Jawaharlal Nehru: A Historic Partnership

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The 1961 law forbidding dowries further undermined traditional Hinduism. Thus, by repeating the syllable the chanter passes through all three states. The young couple's first child died in 1885, but they had four surviving sons by 1900. Some worshippers, certainly, construed those stone figures literally, viewed them as gods, pure and simple, in a way not so different from the grama devata worship of the villages. They were convicted of Gandhi’s killing, and both were executed, a week later, at Ambala Jail, on 15th November 1949.

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Publisher: South Asia Books (September 1989)

ISBN: 8170185483

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