1. Table of Contents


Table of Contents

 Prologue

What They Said. 3

What Nehru Said. 8

Pre-Independence Blunders. 10

Blunder–1 : Usurping Presidentship in 1929.. 10

Blunder–2 : Setting Jinnah on Path to Pakistan.. 12

Blunder–3 : Scoring Self-Goal—Resignations of Ministries  15

Blunder–4 : Leg-up to Jinnah.. 17

Blunder–5 : Assam’s Security Compromised.. 18

Blunder–6 : Undemocratic Elevation as First PM... 20

Blunder–7 : Cabinet Mission Plan & Nehru’s Blunder. 25

Blunder–8 : Making Jews out of Hindu Sindhis. 27

Blunder–9 : Pre-Independence Nepotism & Dynasty Promotion   31

Integration of Princely States. 32

Blunder–10 : Independent India dependent upon the British! 32

Blunder–11 : Refusing J&K Accession when Offered.. 34

Blunder–12 : Allowing Kashmir to be almost Lost. 35

Blunder–13 : Unconditional J&K Accession Made Conditional  38

Blunder–14 : Internationalisation of the Kashmir Issue. 40

Blunder–15 : Inept Handling of the J&K Issue in the UN.. 42

Blunder–16 : PoK thanks to Nehru.. 44

Blunder–17 : Nehru’s Shocking Callousness in J&K.. 46

Blunder–18 : Article-370 thanks to Nehru.. 47

Blunder–19 : Blood Brother who Deceived.. 49

Blunder–20 : Wanting Maharaja to Lick his Boots. 52

Blunder–21 : Kashmiri Pandits vs. Kashmiri Pandits. 55

Blunder–22 : Sidelining the One Who Could have Tackled J&K    57

Blunder–23 : Hyderabad—another Kashmir or Pakistan?. 59

External Security. 64

Blunder–24 : Inexplicably Irresponsible Ideas. 64

Blunder–25 : No Settlement with Pakistan.. 66

Blunder–26 : Erasure of Tibet as a Nation.. 67

Blunder–27 : Panchsheel—Selling Tibet; Harming Self. 72

Blunder–28 : Not Settling Boundary Dispute with China. 74

Blunder–29 : The Himalayan Blunder: India-China War. 76

Blunder–30 : Criminal Neglect of External Security. 78

Blunder–31 : Politicisation of the Army. 80

Blunder–32 : Lethargic Intelligence Machinery. 82

Blunder–33 : Suppressing Truth.. 83

Blunder–34 : No Accountability. 85

Blunder–35 : Delayed Liberation of Goa. 88

Blunder–36 : Nehru’s NO to Nuclear Arms. 89

Blunder–37 : Responsible for 1965-War too, in a way. 90

Blunder–38 :  International Record in Insecure Borders. 91

Foreign Policy. 92

Blunder–39 : Nehru–Liaquat Pact 1950.. 92

Blunder–40 : Indus Water Treaty—A Generous Give Away   94

Blunder–41 : No Initiative on Sri Lankan Tamil Problem... 96

Blunder–42 : No to India's UNSC Membership.. 97

Blunder–43 : Advocating UN/UNSC seat for China. 98

Blunder–44 : Letting Go of Gwadar. 99

Blunder–45 : Erroneous Nehru-Era Map.. 100

Blunder–46 : Nehru & Israel 102

Blunder–47 : ‘Non-Aligned’ with National Interests. 104

Blunder–48 : Foreign to Foreign Policy. 105

Internal Security. 107

Blunder–49 : Compounding Difficulties in Assam... 107

Blunder–50 : Neglecting the Northeast. 109

Blunder–51 : Ignoring Illegal Proselytization.. 111

Blunder–52 : Insecurity of the Vulnerable Sections. 114

Blunder–53 : Ungoverned Areas. 117

Economy. 118

Blunder–54 : Throttled  Industrialisation.. 118

Blunder–55 : Neglect of Agriculture. 119

Blunder–56 : ‘Builder of Modern India’ 120

Blunder–57 : Grinding Poverty & Pathetic Living Conditions  122

Blunder–58 : Socialistic-Bureaucratic Nightmare. 126

Blunder–59 : Pathetic India vs. Other Countries. 129

Blunder–60 : Nehruvian (and NOT ‘Hindu’) Rate of Growth   130

Misgovernance. 133

Blunder–61 : Debilitating Babudom & Criminal-Justice System     133

Blunder–62 :  Corruption in the “Good” Old Days. 134

Blunder–63 : Messy Reorganisation of States. 137

Educational & Cultural Mismanagement. 140

Blunder–64 : Neglect of Education.. 140

Blunder–65 : Messing Up the Language Issue. 141

Blunder–66 : Promoting Urdu & Persian-Arabic Script. 144

Blunder–67 : Neglect of Sanskrit. 145

Blunder–68 : Being Creative with History. 147

Blunder–69 : Distortion of History by Nehru.. 149

Blunder–70 : Rise of the Parasitic Leftist-‘Liberal’ Class. 154

Blunder–71 : Mental & Cultural Slavery. 155

Blunder–72 : Distorted, Self-Serving Secularism... 159

Blunder–73 : Not Seeking Reparations from the British.. 162

Hubris, Ill-Treatment of Others. 163

Blunder–74 : Nehru & Netaji Subhas Mystery. 163

Blunder–75 : Nehru & Netaji’s Stolen War Chest. 165

Blunder–76 : Bharat Ratnas—Ignoring the Deserving. 168

Blunder–77 : Ill-Treatment of INA.. 169

Blunder–78 : Ill-Treatment of Netaji Bose. 171

Blunder–79 : Ill-Treatment of Sardar Patel 172

Blunder–80 : Ill-Treatment of Sardar’s Daughter Maniben   174

Blunder–81 : Ill-Treatment of Dr Rajendra Prasad.. 176

Blunder–82 : Ill-Treatment of Dr Ambedkar. 178

Blunder–83 : Ill-Treatment of Dr Shyama Prasad Mukherjee   181

Blunder–84 : Ill-Treatment of Bordoloi 184

Blunder–85 : Ill-Treatment of  Bhagat Singh & Azad.. 185

Blunder–86 : Ill-Treatment of Veer Savarkar. 187

Blunder–87 : Ill-Treatment of Public. 196

Blunder–88 : Special Treatment for Edwina. 198

Blunder–89 : To Hell with Gandhism & Simplicity. 201

Blunder–90 : Full of Hubris. 203

Dynacracy (Dynastic Democracy). 207

Blunder–91 : Dynastic Politics. 207

Blunder–92 : Nehruvian Gift: Democracy or Dynacracy?. 212

Blunder–93 : Election Funding, Exposure & Publicity. 213

Blunder–94 : Communal, Vote-Bank Politics. 215

Blunder–95 : Promoting Incompetents & Sycophants. 216

Blunder–96 : Not Limiting the Term of the PM... 218

Blunder–97 : Not Appointing a Successor, Deliberately. 220

Even More Blunders. 221

Blunder-A.1 : Squandering Once-in-a-lifetime Opportunity   221

Blunder-A.2 : Not Utilising Talent for Nation Building. 223

Blunder-A.3 : Not Leveraging the Strong Base & Assets. 224

Blunder-A.4 : Did Nehru Covertly Intend Letting J&K Go?  226

Blunder-A.5 : Nehru & Casteism... 228

Blunder-A.6 : Nehru & Uniform Civil Code (UCC). 229

Blunder-A.7 : Nehru, the Dictator. 231

Blunder-A.8 : Nehru: Power Trumps Principles. 233

Blunder-A.9 : Ill-treatment of Tandon & Sanjiva Reddy. 235

Blunder-A.10 : Anti Armed-Forces. 237

Blunder-A.11 : Giving Away 55 Crores to Pakistan.. 240

Blunder-A.12 : Nehru, Gandhi & Others in British Jails. 242

Blunder-A.13 : Nehru’s NWFP Blunder 1946.. 247

Blunder-A.14 : Opposition to Restoration of Somnath Temple   249

Epilogue. 252

 

 

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