A.G. Noorani blames Patel for downfall of Hyderabad

Noted columnist and writer Abdul Gafoor Abdul Majeed Noorani said the Army should not be used against a civilian population as a way of resolving problems. He was addressing a gathering here at Jubilee Hall on Friday after the launch of his book The Destruction of Hyderabad. Referring to the history of the Police Action in Hyderabad and Operation Blue Star in Punjab, the well … Continue reading A.G. Noorani blames Patel for downfall of Hyderabad

Wrong on part of India’s right to use Patel: Shyam Benegal

NEW DELHI: Film director Shyam Benegal says historical narrative is never still but constantly telescoped by hindsight and contemporary conditions but, “there is however, no debate on Sardar Patel, his position was very clear on every major ideological and economic issue, and is best illustrated in Rajmohan Gandhi’s biography of him.” The veteran director was principal advisor to director Ketan Mehta who helmed the biopic, … Continue reading Wrong on part of India’s right to use Patel: Shyam Benegal