Author: Mahatma GandhiSardar Patel/Translator(s)/ Editors(s): Neerja SinghPublisher: National Book TrustYear: 2013Language: EnglishPages: 203ISBN/UPC (if available): 9788123755564
The relationship between Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel and Mahatma Gandhi has often been portrayed as a complex one. Through a balanced and historically relevant perspective, this collection of some of their significant correspondences, not only brings out the mutual respect each had for the other but also the differences between the two on various matters of policies and strategies. In doing so, the volume throws light on some of the most momentous periods in the history of Indian freedom struggle. ABOUT THE EDITOR:Neerja Singh teaches History at Satyawati college (Evening), University of Delhi. She did her Ph.D. on ‘‘The Right and the Right Wing Politics in Congress: 1934-1949’’, from the Centre for Historical Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. She has also been studying and lecturing on Patel, Particularly on his relationship with other national leaders.
1. Political Issues and Statecraft Non-violenceCouncil Entry Programme PesantryPrinces and State People’s Movement Cabinet Mission Financing of Election Compaigns State Formation and New India 2. Differences within Consensus 3. Internal Dynamism in Congress Differences with Socialists Intra-Party Dissensions On Financing the Elections4. Communal Issues Communal Award, Malviya & Ambedkar Muslim League and Khaksars Partition Jinnah Communal Violence & Issues of Refugees 5. Differences in Style 6. Selected Readings