Extracts from EMS' book

The Gandhi-Nehru legacy

Print edition : December 12, 2014

An Undated photo of Mahatma Gandhi in conversation with Jawaharlal Nehru at the Howrah station. From being a radical "idol of the Indian youth", Nehru went on to become Gandhi's most trusted disciple. Photo: The Hindu Archives

Subhas Chandra Bose arriving at the All India Congress Committee meeting in Tripuri in 1939. This was a watershed event which saw the Leftist and progressive groups parting ways ideologically and politically with the Congress. Photo: The Hindu Archives

Nehru with C. Rajagopalachari (centre) and Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel. By the late 1930s Nehru was perceived as collaborating closely with what was then considered the rightist leadership of the Congress. Photo: The Hindu Archives

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