TITLE

A COMMUNICATION

PUB. DATE
January 1956
SOURCE
New Republic;1/2/56, Vol. 134 Issue 1, p22
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a reply to the charges of dictatorship against Indian Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru. Charges against Nehru include the specific claim that legend of infallibility is being sedulously created around him. On the contrary, Nehru has always relied on one or another prominent leader for advice, and he does so in full view of the people. To the charge that Nehru's love for democracy is only skin deep one must reply by pointing to the record of Nehru's behavior with respect to the implementation of the very policies he himself holds dearest.
ACCESSION #
14432195

 

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