V P Menon was the Constitutional Adviser to the last three Viceroys during British rule in India. He was the only Indian in Mountbatten’s inner team. Menon’s plan for the partition of India into two Dominions was the one which was eventually adopted. It was Menon who realised the need to get the Princely States to accede to India before the date of independence and that Mountbatten was the ideal person to facilitate this. When the communal violence began following independence, Menon asked Mountbatten to take charge. Menon and Sardar Patel later achieved the full integration of the Indian States. Menon has never received the recognition he deserved for his contributions and this paper is intended to highlight Menon’s role during this crucial period in Indian history and to draw attention to his views on events and personalities. … Continue readingV P Menon – The Forgotten Architect of Modern India
കാളിയുടെ രക്തദാഹം ! – ചിത്രകാരൻ ടി. മുരളി വായനക്കാര് ശ്രദ്ധിക്കുക: ജാതി മത ദൈവ വിശ്വാസങ്ങള് വ്രണപ്പെടുന്ന അസുഖമുള്ളവർ ഈ പോസ്റ്റ് വായിക്കാൻ ശ്രമിക്കരുത്. അഥവാ വായിച്ചാൽ തന്നെ ഉള്ളടക്കം സത്യമാണോ എന്ന് സ്വയം പരിശോധിച്ച് സ്വന്തം ഉത്തരവാദിത്വത്തില് മാത്രം വിശ്വസിക്കാനോ അവിശ്വസിക്കാനോ ഉള്ള തീരുമാനം സ്വയം എടുക്കേണ്ടതാണ്. കേരളത്തിൽ അടുത്ത കാലം വരെ കാളി എന്നുള്ള പേര് വളരെ പ്രിയമുള്ളതും … Continue readingകാളിയുടെ രക്തദാഹം ! – ചിത്രകാരൻ ടി. മുരളി
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