“Nehru Is The Secret Spirit In Modi's Speech”
  • Prabha Hedge
  • Mar 04 2014

March 4: “It is striking that Narendra Modi is tapping into Mahatma Gandhi,” says, Shruti Kapila, Political Historian, Cambridge University. Further she explains that Modi's Gandhi invocation with respect to capitalism is contradictory. She also points out, “Jawaharlal Nehru is the secret spirit within Modi's speech, because poverty alleviation and development is a part of Nehruvian vocabulary.” Watch as Kapila tells Vivek Law that Modi is merely using Gandhi to forward his economic strategy.