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Y Women Sex Alchohol along with much else that attracted his attention off and onThe author reveals all with much candor and sincerity and says Before I started writing this book I suspended from my mind all personal loyalties of a conventional nature; only my obligation to history remainedMathai writes about Nehru's style Krishna Meno. GANDHI S FAMILY TREE WORTH SPENDING 15 MINUTES TO READ At the very beginning of his book The Nehru Dynasty astrologer K N Rao mentions the names of Jawahar Lal s father and grandfather Jawahar Lal s father was believed to be Moti Lal and Moti Lal s father was one Gangadhar Nehru And we all know that Jawahar Lal s only daughter was Indira Priyadarshini Nehru Kamala Nehru was her mother who died in Switzerland of tuberculosis She was totally against Indira s proposed marriage with Feroze Why No one tells us that Now who is this Feroze We are told by many he was the son of the family grocer The grocer supplied wines etc to Anand Bhavan preciously known as Ishrat Manzil which once belonged to a Muslim lawyer named Mobarak Ali Moti Lal was earlier an employee of Mobarak Ali What was the family grocer s name One freuently hears that Rajiv Gandhi s grandfather was Pandit Nehru But then we all know that everyone has two grandfathers the paternal and the material grandfather In fact the paternal grandfather is deemed to be the important grandfather in most societies Why is it then nowhere we find Rajiv Gandhi s paternal grandfather s name It appears that the reason is simply this Rajiv Gandhi s paternal grandfather was a Muslim gentleman from the Junagadh area of Gujrat This Muslim grocer by the name of Nawab Khan had married a Parsi woman after converting her to Islam This is the source where from the myth of Rajiv being a Parsi was derived Rajiv s father Feroze was Feroze Khan before he married Indira against Kamala Nehru s wishes Feroze mother s family name was Ghandy often associated with Parsis and this was changed to Gandhi sometime before his wedding with Indira by an affidavit The fact of the matter is that and this fact can be found in many writings Indira was very lonely Chased out of the Shantiniketan University by Guru Dev Rabindranath himself for misdemeanor the lonely girl was an by herself while father Jawahar was busy with polities pretty women and illicit sex the mother was in hospital Feroze Khan the grocer s son was then in England and he was uite sympathetic to Indira and soon enough she changed her religion became a Muslim women and married Feroze Khan in a London mosue Nehru was not happy Kamala was dead already or dying The news of this married eventually reached Mohandas Karan Chand Gandhi Gandhi urgently called Nehru and practically ordered him to ask the young man to change his name from Khan to Gandhi It had nothing to do with change of religion from Islam to Hindustan for instance It was just a case of a change of name by an affidavit And so Feroze Khan became Feroze Gandhi The surprising thing is that the apostle of truth the old man soon to be declared India s Mahatma and the Father of the Nation didn t mention this game of his in the famous book My Experiments with Truth Why When they returned to India a mock Vedic marriage was instituted for public consumption On the subject writes M O Mathai a longtime private secretary of Nehru in his renowned but now suppressed by the GOI Reminiscences of the Nehru Age on page no 94 second paragraph For some inexplicable reason Nehru allowed the marriage to be performed according to Vedic rited in 1942 An inter religious and inter caste marriage Vedic rites at that time was not valid in law To be legal it had to be a civil marriage It s a known fact that after Rajiv s birth Indira and Feroze lived separately but they were not divorced Feroze used to harass Nehru freuently for money and also interfere in Nehru s political activities Nehru got fed up and left instructions not to allow him into the Prime Minister s residence Trimurthi Bhavan Mathai writes that the death of Feroze came as a relief to Nehru and Indira The death of Feroze in 1960 before he could consolidate his own political force is itself a mystery Feroze had even planned to remarry Those who try to keep tabs on our lenders in spite of all the suppressions and deliberate misinformation are aware of the fact that the second son Indira or Mrs Feroze Khan known as Sanjay Gandhi was not the son of Feroze He was the son of another Moslem gentleman Mohammad Yunus Here in passing we might that the second son was originally named Sanjeev It rhymed with Rajiv the elder brother s name It was claimed to Sanjeev when he was arrested by the British police in England and his passport impounded for having stolen a car Krishna Menon was then India s High Commissioner in London He offered to issue another passport to the felon who changed his name to Sanjay Incidentally Sanjay s marriage with the Sikh girl Menaka now they call her Maneka for Indira Gandhi found the name of Lord Indra s court dancer rather offensivet took place uite surprisingly in Mohammad Yunus house in New Delhi And the marriage with Manaka who was a model She had modeled for Bombay Dyeing wearing just a towel was not so ordinary either Sanjay was notorious in getting unwed young women pregnant Menaka too was rendered pregnant by Sanjay It was then that her father Colonel Anand threatened Sanjay with dire conseuences if he did not marry her daughter And that did the trick Sanjay married Menaka It was widely reported in Delhi at the time that Mohammad Yunus was unhappy at the marriage of Sanjay with Menaka apparently he had wanted to get him married with a Muslim girl of his choice It was Mohammad Yunus who carried the most when Sanjay died in the plane accident In Yunus book Persons Passions Polities one discovers that baby Sanjay had been circumcised following Islamic custom although the reason stated was phimosis It was always believed that Sanjay used to blackmail Indira Gandhi and due to this she used to turn a blind eye when Sanjay Gandhi started to run the country as though if were his personal fiefdom Was he black mailing her with the secret of who his real father was When the news of Sanjay s death reaches Indira Gandhi the first thing she wanted to know was about the bunch of keys which Sanjay had with him Nehru was no less a player in producing bastards At least one case is very graphically described by M O Mathai in his Reminiscences of the Nehru Age page 206 Muthai writes In the antumn of 1948 India became free in 1947 and a great deal of work needed to be done a young woman from Benares arrived in New Delhi as a sanyasin named Shraddha Mata an assumed and not a real name She was a Sanskrit Scholar well versed in the ancient Indian scriptures and mythologyPeople including MPs thronged to her to hear her discourses Suddenly Shraddha Mata disappeared In November 1949 a convent in Bangalore sent a decent looking person to Delhi with a bundle of letters He said One day S D Upadhyaya Nehru s old employee brought a letter in Hindi from Shraddha Mata Nehru gave her an interview in the PM s House As her departed I noticed Mathai is speaking here that she was young shapely and beautiful Meetings with her became rather freuent mostly after Nehru finished his work at night During one of Nehru s visits to Lucknow Shraddha Mata turned up there and Upadhyaya brought a letter from her as usual Nehru sent her the reply and she visited Nehru at midnight that a young woman from northern India arrived at the convent a few months ago and gave birth to a baby boy She refused to divulge her name or give any particulars about herself She left the convent as soon as she was well enough to move out but left the child behind She however forgot to take with her a small cloth bundle in which among other things several letters in Hindi were found The Mother superior who was a foreigner had the letters examined and was told they were from the Prime Minister The person who brought the letters surrendered them I Mathai made discreet inuiries repeatedly about the boy but failed to get a clue about his whereabouts Convents in such matters are extremely tightlipped and secretive Had I succeeded in locating the boy I would have adopted him He must have grown up as a Catholic Christian blissfully ignorant of who his father was Coming back to Rajiv Gandhi we all know now that he changed his so called Paris religion to become a Catholic to marry Sania Maino of Turin Italy Rajiv become Roberto His daughter s name is Bianca and son s name is Raul uite cleverly the same names are presented to the people of India as Priyanka and Rahul What is amazing is the extent of our people s ignorance in such matters The press conference that Rajiv Gandhi gave in London after taking over as prime minister of India was very informative In this press conference Rajiv boasted that he was NOT a Hindu but a Paris Mind you speaking of the Paris religion he had no Paris ancestor at all His grandmother father s mother has turned Muslim after having abandoned the Paris religion to marry Nawab Khan It is the western press that waged a blitz of misinformation on behalf of Rajiv From the New York Times to the Los Angles Times and the Washington Post the big guns raised Rajiv to heaven The children s encyclopedias recorded that Rajiv was a ualified Mechanical Engineer from the revered University of Cambridge No doubt US kids are among the most misinformed in the world today The reality is that in all three years of his tenure at that University Rajiv had not passed a single examination He had therefore to leave Cambridge without a certificate Sonia too had the same benevolent treatment She was stated to be student in Cambridge Such a description is calculated to mis lead Indian She was a student in Cambridge all right but not of the University of Cambridge but of one of those fly by night language schools where foreign student come to leave English Sonia was working as an an pair girl in Cambridge and trying to learn English at the same time And surprise of surprises Rajiv was even cremated as per vedic rites in full view of India s public This is the Nehru dynasty that India worships and now an Italian leads a prestigious national party because of just one ualification being married into the Nehru family Maneka Gandhi itself is being accepted by the non Congress parties not because she was a former model or an animal lover but for her links to the Nehru family Saying that an Italian should not lead India will amount to narrow mindedness

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N's personal habits Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit's extravagance Feroze Gandhi's ambitions and Mountbatten's weakness for titles and honors This work is a major contribution to modern Indian history as it gives and insider's view of how the powerful often tried to manipulate Nehru for purposes that were not always conductive to nation building. I got attracted to this book only because I learned it was banned in IndiaAfter reading this book now I have different opinion on Political leaders of India Mathai explains his views on Nehru and the other political leaders of that time in this book It is interesting to know the personal life of leaders whom we learn in books in schools

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MO Mathai Nehru's Special Assistant and alter ego between 1946 and 1959 was reputed to be the most powerful man after the Prime Minister during the years that he served NehruMathai was the only one to know everything about Nehru most especially the first Prime Minister's private thoughts about Politics Congress leaders Bureaucrats Mone. A few years ago an old friend of mine suggested to read some books on Modern Indian Political history to get some shocking facts about the prominent leaders who played great and unforgettable role in the freedom struggle and afterwards in shaping the modern India As far as I can recall I can remember two books now the first was Reminiscences of the Nehru Age by M O Mathai and The Intellectuals in India by Nirad C Chaudhary was the second A few days ago I got the link to download the PDF format of this book on Goodreads from an online friend The book was banned by the then Indian government and even today it is out of the print I downloaded and enjoyed the book thoroughlyThe AuthorBefore taking you in the contents of the book let me tell you briefly about the author Mathai was Nehru s Special Assistant from 1946 to 1959 Erstwhile he had worked with US Army in the organization named American Red Cross on the Assam Burma border region till the end of 1945 After that he acted as the ad hoc Personal Secretary of Nehru for thirteen years Later he was alleged by some communist leaders for the abuse of power and so he resigned in 1959 Though the allegations couldn t be proved due to the lack of satisfactory evidences but he didn t resume the office again He was in touch with Nehru till his death on 27 May 1964 Mathai died in 1981The BookThe book has 49 chapters and 5 appendixes in which the Chapter 29 titled as She is omitted As it is uoted in the book On an intensely personal experience of the author s written without inhibition in D H Lawrence s style has been withdrawn by the author at the last moment First I thought that it might be based on the psycho analytic treatment of sex or on Oedipus or Electra Complex and then I read it on internet Anyone can read the chapter on different blog sites and websites The chapter describes the love affair of Mathai and Indira Gandhi like a B grade Bollywood movie I can t put the stamp of authenticity on the content of the chapter as I nowhere read any such description about Indira Gandhi I am not an admirer of hers also Sources on the Internet say that it was made available by Menka Gandhi How did she get the access to make it public from Mathai or from the Publishers it is unknown Well the writing style perfectly matches with Mathai s so it won t be easy for anyone to deny that it s not written by himApart from this controversial chapter all the other chapters are also written describing the eminent personalities merits and demerits of various prominent leaders in a blatant manner Mathai hasn t forgiven anyone for hisher mistakes malice ill motives and sycophancy Mahatma Gandhi Sardar Patel Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Rafi Ahmad Kidwai the Mounbattens Sarojni Naidu and her daughters Raj Kumari Amrit Kaur Firoz Gandhi Vijay Laksmi Pandit Govind Vallabh Panth T T Krisnamachari Kamraj Lal Bahadur Shastri MorarJi Desai and other leaders as well He has given five chapters to criticize V K Krishna Menon representing him almost the most pompous schizophrenic satyr and satanic person of the post independence era till 1962 Nehru had to be ashamed of his acts but Menon s chemistry with Nehru was incomprehensible for manyFor reading interesting details go to the link

10 thoughts on “Reminiscences of the Nehru Age

  1. says:

    Reminiscences of the Nehru Age is a book written by MO Mathai about his experiences while working as the private secretary

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    A few years ago an old friend of mine suggested to read some books on Modern Indian Political history to get some shocking facts about the prominent leaders who played great and unforgettable role in the freedom struggle and afterwards in shaping the modern India As far as I can recall I can remember two books now the first was Reminiscences

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    I can finish this review only in few sentences Everyone except the author and his boss ie Jawaharlal Nehru are corrupt arrogant lost power hungry naive stupid anti India anti social and what not Only Jawaharlal Ne

  4. says:

    This book is than Nehru's private life It contains valuable references to and insights into the events folding just after India's independenceFor a long time I searched for a hard copy of this book I learnt in the process that it had been banned by the Govt of India Naturally I was curious My perseverance paid off and for a modest price I was able to download an electronic version of the book It is extremely informative and at the same tim

  5. says:

    Every Indian that grew up learning about the greatness of Nehru MK Gandhi Indira etc must read this book No wonder Indian govt banned this book Now I must find the other out of print banned book written by Mr Mathai This book is available as a free download here should you read him? Before I started writing this book I suspended from my mind all personal loyalties of a conventional nature Only my obligation to history remained I have mad

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    GANDHI’S FAMILY TREE WORTH SPENDING 15 MINUTES TO READ At the very beginning of his book “The Nehru Dynasty” astrologer K N Rao mentions the names of Jawahar Lal’s father and grandfather Jawahar Lal’s father was believed to be Moti Lal and Moti Lal’s father was one Gangadhar Nehru And we all know that Jawahar Lal’s only daughter was Indira Priyadarshini Nehru Kamala Nehru was her mother who died i

  7. says:

    I got attracted to this book only because I learned it was banned in IndiaAfter reading this book now I have different opin

  8. says:

    When it comes to Nehru Gandhi age there had always been than two sides to the same story with no living proof to vouch for anything making it difficult to assess opinions as biased or unbiased true or false The mere fact that this book is still banned in India kind of is my only conviction that the book does contain facts

  9. says:

    One will get to understand the dark side of the Indian politics roots and unmasks the culprits behind misleading the nation Appreciate Mr Mathai's courage

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    Mathai has collected his life experiences during his tenure in the Government under JNehru and penned them into this book The author does not shy away from positive or negative things about Indian political history and vividly describes uite a bit of revealing information about the following political figures from his time MK Gand