The conference, she told her aides later, was a lost opportunity in making political statement against communalism.
Mukherjee’s comments come days after Banerjee attended Jawaharlal Nehru’s 125th birth anniversary
The question is nagging over 1,000 jittery employees of the famous penicillin factory started after the death of Kasturba Gandhi
Banerjee is likely to meet Congress president Sonia Gandhi one on one on the sidelines of the conference on Tuesday.
Sonia Gandhi also said that there can be no India without secularism and it remains more than an ideal.
Apart from the Trinamool Congress, leaders of other political parties such as the CPM and Samajwadi Party have also been invited to the event, which is being organised by the Congress.
The request for access will now have to be okayed only by the PMO — which, sources said, will be done on a case-by-case basis.
Rao said even Nehruvian secularism, which is irreligious, has been rejected by many.
So what is this legacy that everyone is fighting over in the week of Nehru’s 125th birth anniversary?
‘Nehru papers’, are presently in the custody of Congress president Sonia Gandhi, in public domain.
Historians, writers and politicians recommend a Nehru reading list.
Letters Jawaharlal Nehru wrote to his chief ministers on the death of Mahatma Gandhi and Sardar Patel reveal
how important both were to his worldview.
There is nothing more than bad faith in the Left and Congress’s crocodile tears over the decimation of higher education.
We celebrated Nehru’s 125th birth anniversary as he was the first PM of India, Culture Minister Mahesh Sharma said.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to put his stamp on Jawaharlal Nehru’s 125th birthday celebrations.