Friday, March 9, 2007

More on the Nehru Dynasty

More on the Nehru Dynasty

The Truth Detector

We have received some new information on the Nehrus and would like to share it with our readers. We had reported earlier that the name of Jawahar's paternal grandfather was Gangadhar Nehru. Gangadhar was a police officer under the Moghuls. He apparently used to reside on the bank of a canal (or Nehr) and had adopted the name 'Nehru' as the family name.

It is now reported that Gangadhar was an assumed name. That the man we know as the paternal grandfather of Jawahar was of Moghul ancestry. Why did he then adopt a Hindu, so called Kashmiri name? The reason that was provided to us was this.

In 1857 AD, the year of the mutiny, the British were slaughtering all Moghuls everywhere. The Hindus on the other hand were not targeted by the British unless of course isolated Hindus were found to be siding with the Moghuls, due to past associations. It became customary therefore for many Mohammedans to adopt Hindu names and the theory is that the man we know as Gangadhar had also adopted a Hindu name and thus saved his life by the subterfuge.

In his autobiography, Jawaharlal states that he had seen a picture of his grandfather 'Gangadhar' which portrayed him like a Moghul nobleman. In her memoirs, Krishna Hutheesingh (Jawahar's second sister) has written that Gangadhar was the city Kotwal of Delhi prior to the uprising of 1857. However, a well-documented research work "Bahadur Shah II and the war of 1857 in Delhi", by Mahdi Husain (1987 edition) published by the MN Publications, W-112 Greater Kailash I, New Delhi, the city Kotwal of Delhi during 1857 was one Faizullah Khan. He had replaced the earlier Kotwal and the City Governor Mirza Maniruddin. The latter had been dismissed by the sultan for serving as a spy of the British. The post of City Governor was also abolished with him, at the time. The naib Kotwal at the time was one Bhao Singh. Sri Kashinath was the Thanedar of the Lahori Gate area. The name 'Gangadhar' could not be traced anywhere. Quite clearly, the matter needs further investigation by competent historians.

After capturing Delhi in 1857, the British got the entire walled city vacated. People were housed in tents on the outskirts of Delhi. They made a thorough search of each and every house in the city. The operation yielded enormous wealth which was summarily confiscated. The British also searched houses in the outskirts of Delhi and killed every Moghul so that there were no future claimant to the throne of Delhi. After about two months, the British permitted the Hindu residents of Delhi to return to their houses. Mohammedans were permitted to return later.

The Urdu literature of the 19th century, especially the works of Khwaja Hasan Nizami, are full of the miseries that the Moghuls and Mohammedans as a rule had to face then. They also describe how many Moghuls escaped to other cities to save their lives. In all probability, Jawahar's Moghul grandfather and his family were among them. Jawaharlal also states in his autobiography that on their way to Agra (a seat of Moghul influence) from Delhi, the members of the family were detained by the British. The reason for the detention was their Moghul features. They however pleaded that they were Kashmiri Pandits and thus got away. It is an example how history changes the course of events. Only a few years ago Kashmiri linkage had been used by the Mohammedans of Indian origin to make them look like Moghuls and now it was used to make the Moghuls look like Kashmiri Hindus!

Writes T.L. Sharma in his well-researched treatise "Hindu Muslim Relations, 1913-1925", pp. 3-5 (B.R. Publishing Corp., 29/9 Shakti Nagar, Nangia Park, Delhi 7, 1987), on the authority of Massir-ul-Umara:

"Such exaggerated importance was attached to non-Indian descent during the Moghul period that if Mohammedan aspirants for high government office did not have a foreign ancestor, they invented fictitious ones to improve their chances. Very often they took to marrying Kashmiri girls so that their fair-complexioned progeny might be accepted as of Iranian or Turkish descent...". (Today, in Islamic Pakistan and Bangladesh, well-placed Mohammedans introduce themselves as descendants of Arabs!)
The name 'Gangadhar' thus appears to be a fictitious name superimposed on a Moghul character who might have been a petty official in the services of Bahadur Shah Zafar. The name 'Nehru' raises questions too. If that name had come from the Persian word 'nahr' meaning a canal, how come no other resident of the area had adopted that name? How is it that only Motilal chose that name for his family and no one else?

It is more than likely that after fleeing from Delhi, it was only Motilal who chose the Nehru name and thus abandoned the more honorable 'family name' Kaul. On the basis of the Kaul name, all matrimonial relations were established with genuine Ksahmiri Brahmin families in the future. It is significant that all close connections of this new Nehru family were Mohammedans. Even their kitchen was managed by Mohammedan cooks. Not only that. The Nehrus felt very uncomfortable in the company of Hindus. Jawaharlal particularly abhored the words 'Hindu' and 'Hindi'. And yet this was the man who had been described as a Kashmiri Brahmin to the whole of India! A man who never had worn the 'yajnopaveet', could not read Sanskrit or even the Hindi script!

It appears that both Jawahar and his daughter Indira (there are doubts about Jawahar's having fathered Indira, since he is said to have never consummated his marriage with Kamala Kaul, Indira's mother) were fully aware of their Moghul ancestry. Here it may be said that Jawahar was fathered by Mobarak Ali, a Shia' lawyer of Allahabad and his son, Manzoor Ali had fathered Indira. While Jawahar was removed from that house in the brothel area that Motilal had rented and reared in the palace of the Nawab of Oudh, a friend of Mobarak Ali, Indira was reared in the Anand Bhavan, previously known as the Ishrat Manzil of Mobarak Ali. It may be mentioned here that all male children of the Nehrus', Jawahar (son of Mobarak Ali and Swarup Rani), Rajiv and Sanjay (sons of Firoz Khan and Mohamad Yunus, respectively) had been circumcised following the Islamic fashion.

That explains why both Jawahar and Indira admired the Moghuls and their way of life. That can be the only reason for Jawahar's eulogizing the Moghul period of Indian history (which was meticulously followed by India's Mohammedan ambassador to the US, Abid Husain, during his entire tenure). Jawahar's appointees at the NCERT (National Council of Educational Research and Training) were all admirers of the Moghul period too. Incidentally, the pre-Independence history books termed the Gupta period (320 - 550 AD) as the golden age of India.

Recently, the former Foreign Minister of India, Natwar Singh has made an interesting revelation about Indira Gandhi's affinity to the Moghuls. In his book 'Profile and Letters' published by the Sterling Publishers, L-10 Green Park Extn, New Delhi 16, extracts of which have been published in the Daily Hindustan Times, Nov. 16, 1997, Natwar Singh states that Indira (then Prime Minister of India), went on an official visit to Afghanistan in 1968. Natwar Singh had accompanied her in his capacity as an officer on special duty of the Foreign Ministry of India. After having completed the day's long engagements, Indira wanted to go out for a ride in the evening. After going a long distance in the car, Indira wanted to visit Babur's burial place. Remember that Babur was the founder of the Moghul dynasty! This visit was NOT included in the itinerary. The Afghan security officials tried to dissuade Indira, but she was adamant. In the end she did go to the place where Babur was buried. It was a deserted place. She went before Babur's grave, stood there for a few minutes with head bent down in reverence. Natwar Singh stood behind her. When Indira had finished her prayers, she turned back and told Singh: "Today we have had our brush with history." No doubt, if Indira had been alive today as the country's prime minister, the slaughter at Ayodhya perpatrated by Mulayam Singh Yadav would have been ten times greater, almost like she had done in the Harimandir Sahib Temple!

Rajiv Gandhi, Indira's son, not so knowledgable in history, Indian or otherwise, was nevertheless quite proud of his Moghul ancestry. Although he used to say publicly that he had no personal religion, and that only his wife Sonia was a Catholic, in personal conduct Rajiv was very much a Moghul of the Islamic faith. On 15th August, 1988 he thundered from the ramparts of the Red Fort: "Our endeavor should be to take the country to heights to which it belonged about 250-300 years ago." It was then the reign of Aurangzeb, the 'jeziya' master and number one temple destroyer.

Our readers! Does all this throw some light on the Nehru dynasty? Sure, it is hard to swallow, but it doubtlessly shows that India has been ruled by this Mohammedan family for the last 50 years. Their success lay in the impeccable guile and perfect connivance, aided by the foolish credulity of the Hindu leaders of India. How long are we going to take such tripe from the cheats and for how long? If only our gods had not intervened and decimated the dynasty wholesale, India today would have been another darul Islam!

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