Who wrote ‘The Dicovery of India’?


‘The Discovery of India’ was written in Ahmadnagar Fort during imprisonment. Who wrote ‘The Dicovery of India’?

  • Swami Vivekanand
  • Mahatma Gandhi
  • Subhash Chandra Bose
  • Jawahar Lal Nehru
Monis Rasool Professor Asked on 16th March 2015 in General Knowledge.
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Answer: Jawahar lal Nedru

“The Discovery of India” book was written by the former Prime Minister of India Jawaharlal Nehru (14 November 1889 – 27 May 1964) was first Prime Minister of India and a freedom fighter of India. Jawaharlal Nehru studied at Harrow and Trinity College, Cambridge. He writes his autobiography while he is in prison from June 1934 to February 1935. He was also awarded by India’s highest civilian honor award “Bharat Ratna”. There are some important dates of Nehru lifr,

RE: Who wrote 'The Dicovery of India'?

In 1916 Nehru married with Kamala Nehru,

In 1917 joins and become secretary of Besant’s All India Home Rule League,

In 1919 joined Gandhi ji in protest against jallinwala Massacre,

In 1920 Joined and led the Non-Cooperation Movement in the United Provinces.

In 1921 Nehru followed Gandhi in Sympathy with the Khilafat movement. Nehru joined the first civil disobedience campaign as general secretary of the United Provinces Congress Committee. And Imprisoned for the first time by the British

In 1922 Released 3rd March. Imprisoned 11th May.

In 1923 co-operated with Dr. N.S. Hardiker in founding the Hindustani Seva Dal

In 1927 Congress invited to attend the congress of oppressed nationalities in Brussels in Belgium, and Nehru represented India; elected to the Executive Council of the League against Imperialism formed at this meeting.

In 1928 Founded the Independence for India League
In 1929 Became the President of the Congress party during the Lahore session and introduced a successful resolution for complete independence. 31st December 1929 Hoisted the tricolor flag of the India upon the banks of the Ravi in Lahore.

In 1930 Arrested and imprisoned for violation of the Salt Law.

In 1935 Became the President of All India States People’s Conference

In 1936 Kamala Nehru died from tuberculosis in Lausanne, Switzerland, and Nehru along with V.K Krishna Menon went to Spain and extended support against the fascist, In 1936 Mussolini expressed a desire to meet Nehru – Nehru refused to meet.

In 1937 Muslim League offered to cooperate with the All-India Congress Committee in forming a coalition government in the United Provinces – Nehru refused.

In 1938 Became the Chairman of the National Planning Committee

In 1942 “Quit India Movement”. Nehru imprisoned till 1945

In 1946, Interim government formed 2 September with Nehru as Vice President of the Viceroy’s Executive Council and member for External Affairs and Commonwealth Relations.

In 1947: January, said that independent India would not accept the Divine Right of Kings

March, Declared that any princely state which refused to join the Constituent Assembly would be treated as an enemy state.

June, Accepted the Partition proposal

August became the first Prime Minister of Independent of India.

November, Addressed the Special Session of the United Nations general Assembly, Paris.

In 1949, inaugurated the eighteen nation conference to condemn Dutch aggression of Indonesia. And first visit to the U.S.A and Canada.

In 1950 became the Chairman of the Planning Commission.

In 1951 Elected President of Indian National Congress

In 1952 Formed new government after the first General Elections

In 1954, Chou En-lai visited India. A joint statement listing the five principles (Panchasheel) for the regulation of relations between nations was issued.

In 1960 Addressed the United Nations general assembly in New York.

In 1961 Non- Alignment movement founded

In 1962, War with China. Emergency proclaimed.

Monis Rasool Professor Answered on 16th March 2015.
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