Rajendra Prasad also attended Sardar Patel’s funeral along with Nehru.
It is being discussed among some sections on the social networking site Twitter whether former Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru was not Sardar Patel’s last visit? On this, many people including senior Congress leader Pawan Khera have tweeted or retweeted it. It is not that this question has come up for the first time, even before this it has been discussed many times whether Nehru really did not go to Sardar Patel’s funeral. Even Congress leader Digvijay Singh has answered it with some facts by writing a full blog on it.
In such a situation, we know whether this fact that is being spread on the internet is true or there is a lack of truth in this matter. If you also want to know about its truth, then tell you what is the truth? By the way, this matter is in the news because of the debate of a private TV channel, where a leader presented this fact.
What is called?
It is said that former Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru did not go to attend the funeral of former Home Minister Sardar Patel. It is also said that at that time Nehru had also forbidden former President Rajendra Prasad to attend the funeral. Nehru is criticized a lot for this fact and it is shared somewhere on social media.
What is the truth?
It has been said in many reports on this fact that these facts are wrong. The truth is that Rajendra Prasad also attended Sardar Patel’s funeral along with Nehru. Once Congress leader Digvijay Singh also wrote an article on this, in which some screen shots of the book were shared. It has been told in these books that Nehru also attended Sardar Patel’s funeral. Apart from this, there are many videos on the internet, in which it can be seen that Nehru took part in Sardar Patel’s funeral.
This article, written on Digvijay Singh’s website, quoted page number 271 of Volume 1 of former Prime Minister Morarji Desai’s autobiography ‘The Story of My Life’ as saying that Nehru had gone to the funeral.
— Pawan Khera (@Pawankhera) October 18, 2021
Was Rajendra Prasad forbidden?
At the same time, it is also said that Nehru had forbidden Rajendra Prasad to attend this funeral, but still Rajendra Prasad attended it. In many reports, it has been told from different books that Nehru had refused Rajendra Prasad. The reason behind this was that he believed that it is not right for a President to attend the funeral of a minister, but then Rajendra Prasad attended the funeral.
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