The second in the series on Jinnah. This is a fairly longer video clip. I decided to add a few subtitles in the video too, as some of the dialogue can be difficult to make out for an average viewer. Please do leave a comment and let me know your opinion on the video and the analysis.

‘The Mountbattens had arrived in India in February 1947, and were commissioned by the British Government to transfer power to Indians whilst extricating all British personnel from the country.

Lord Mountbatten, the New Viceroy of India, perceived Nehru to be a more liberal minded and enlightened leader, who would set the newly independent country on a course that wouldn’t collide with British interests and would play a positive role in global affairs. Nehru was Cambridge bred, belonged to a wealthy upper class Brahmin family and was revered in both political and religious circles.


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