The Nehru Memorial row sparks a question whether Modi govt’s move is an attempt to erase Nehru’s legacy as alleged by Congress. HW News Brings you reactions from across party lines.
In a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, former PM Manmohan Singh has questioned the rationale behind the Centre’s agenda to “change the nature and character” of the historic Teen Murti Complex.
Dr Singh said that former Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru “belongs not just to the Congress, but to the entire country” and therefore the Teen Murti complex should be left “undisturbed”.
Invoking former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, Manmohan Singh, in a letter which was sent last week, stated that under Vajpayee’s six-year tenure as PM, there was no attempt made to change the nature and character of Nehru Memorial Museum & Library and the Teen Murti complex in any way. But sadly, that seems to be part of the current government’s agenda.
Reportedly the centre plans to set up a museum for all prime ministers in the Teen Murti complex, which the Congress alleges is an attempt to “obliterate” Nehru’s legacy. It was reported in July this year that despite opposition from several Congress leaders, the Modi government had decided to go ahead with its plan of turning the Teen Murti complex into a museum for all prime ministers.
The Nehru Memorial row sparks a question whether Modi govt’s move an attempt to erase Nehru’s legacy as alleged by Congress. HW News Brings you reactions from across party lines.