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#JeepScam #Congress #Nehru #KrishnaMenon
1. Does anyone buy a second hand product for the cost of a new one? That is exactly what happened in the Jeep scandal of 1948. Indo-Pak war was going on in 1947-48. Pakistan wanted to annex J&K. Indian Army badly needed jeeps for troop .2. Image
2. mobility. VK Krishna Menon was the Indian High Commissioner to the United Kingdom. Krishna Menon placed an order for 2000 refurbished jeeps with a British firm Anti-Mistantes for Rs 80 lakhs @ £300/- jeep whereas new jeeps were available in US and Canada for the ...cont..3.
3. same price. Major part of the money was paid in advance( In 1948 Rs 3.31= 1 USD). Only 155 jeeps were delivered by the company and they were unserviceable. The Ministry of Defence refused to accept them. Later on jeeps had to be procured @£458 each. Jeeps were not ..cont..4..
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#IndiraPriyadarshini perpetuated immorality in the Nehru dynasty. Intellectual Indira was admitted in Oxford University but driven out from there for non performance. She was then admitted to Shantiniketan but, #RabindranathTagore chased her out for her bad conduct.
After driven out of Shantiniketan, Indira became lonely as father was busy with politics and mother was dieing of tuberculosis in Switzerland. Playing with her loneliness, #FerozeKhan, son of a grocer named Nawab Khan who supplied wines etc to Motilal Nehru's house in Allahabad!
He was able to draw close to her. The then Governor of Maharashtra, Dr. Shriprakash warned Nehru, that Indira was having an illicit relation with Feroze Khan. Feroze Khan was then in England and he was quite sympathetic to Indira. Soon enough she changed her religion!
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