Rajasthan Education Minister Govind Singh Dotasra said the roles of national icons such as Mahatma Gandhi and Jawahar Lal Nehru would be 'restored' and it would be ensured that 'their contribution is given due representation'.
The Congress said the BJP is portraying Bose as Mahatma Gandhi’s victim and Jawaharlal Nehru’s rival to get political mileage. Abhishek Singhvi said that in reality, Bose had the highest regard for the two leaders and had named two INA regiments after them.
Never before in Indian political discourse has Jawaharlal Nehru — and his idea — been so pilloried or celebrated depending on which side of the faultline you are on. On his 128th birth anniversary, Indian Express captures the debate around the man and his legacy.