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At a talk last week at the London School of Economics, he was passionate and amusing, and it was uplifting to hear his respect and affection for one of the great moral figures of the last century. For several decades after his death, this episode was not widely known. The facts are that after his wife, Kasturba, died inGandhi began the habit of sharing his bed with naked young women: his personal doctor, Sushila Nayar, and his grandnieces Abha and Manu, who were then in their late teens and about 60 years younger than him.
Whether it's respected founding fathers and presidentsbeloved children's book authors and rock starsor even sanctified religious leadersthere's not a single person without some troubling, or at least bizarre, skeletons in their closet. And because no one is without skeletons, we needn't necessarily crucify anyone, no matter how deified, over their dark side. But there's no reason to run away from investigating and attempting to understand those dark sides either.
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Jump to navigation. Tanisha posted her explicit pictures, in one of which she is posing nude in front of Rahul Gandhi's poster, on mocroblogging site Twitter on Thursday. On February 11, Patel put Modi and his supporters in a fix by posing almost in the buff.
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Indira Gandhi, the only daughter of Jawaharlal Nehru, was sworn in as India's first female prime minister on January 24, She was assassinated by two of her bodyguards on October 31, Indira Nehru Gandhi was a complex woman whose leadership in India continues to have repercussions to this day. It was on January 24,that she was sworn in as that country's first female prime minister; in honor of that anniversary, here are seven fascinating facts about her incredible life.
But will they speak up about the dark secrets of her? Yes, M. Mathai who was with Nehru, knew everything about the Nehru family, actually a bit too much.