Why have roads named for Mughals? Point is about despots, not religion

There were hundreds of other Indian names to choose from, but Nehru's Congress chose only to retain Mughal emperors' names.


T C A Srinivasa-Raghavan
The requisite amount of impotent fuss has been made by ignorant liberals over the apparent removal of the hymn Abide with Me from the Beating Retreat ceremony. Good. I too love that tune dearly and especially the way the Indian Army has rendered it over the years. If at all it is replaced I hope it’s by Vaishnava Janato. 

According to the Gandhi Sevashram, Abide with Me was not quite his favourite hymn. That honour went to two other hymns.

It was introduced only in 1955 by two middle level officers of the Indian army, Brigadier Bewoor, who went on
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First Published: Jan 26 2022 | 12:31 PM IST

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