I gaped at the screen in horror. The prime minister was addressing the nation – an unscheduled talk announced just 30 miutes back. It was ten minutes into the speech and my despair grew with every word he uttered. On the screen, he adjusted the mics and hiked his sleeves for the nth time, shuffled
What if Nehru had been at the helm of affairs in the 1965 war? Would he have been able to do as well as Shastri did? Or would he have repeated the follies of ’62?