Morarji Desai

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  • Indira Nehru: A Controversial Prime Minister Of India

    When her father had passed people wondered who was going to take office. Indira’s husband, Feroze Gandhi, Morarji Desai, a finance minister in Nehru’s cabinet, and Indira were all possible candidates to take his place, but there were many complications in all three. Feroze was dying and Moraji was suspected as a spy for the US’ CIA. Indira was still very young and inexperienced which increased the many doubts that were already present because she was a woman. After many possibilities, they finally chose Lal Bhadur Shastri, as he was more favored by India. Although Gandhi was not ruling, she was an active member of Shastri’s cabinet. In 1964, she visited the Soviet Union and made sure that India had their support. In addition, she addressed the outbreaks in Tamil about adopting Hindi. She gained a lot of support because of her Gandhi-like persona. Even…

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  • Symbolism In Anita Desai's Cry The Peacock (1963)

    sentimental and imaginative Maya is a total contrast to the rational, logical, Gautam. By making a beautiful use of the symbolic technique, Anita Desai has delved deep into the mysteries of the mind of an abnormal character. “In Cry, the Peacock, Desai explores the turbulent emotional world of the neurotic protagonist Maya, who smarts under an acute alienation, stemming from marital discord, and verges on a curious insanity”…

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  • Bharati Mukherjee's Wife Analysis

    Bharati Mukherjee, one of the significant novelists of Indian Diaspora has secured a worthy place for herself by her considerable contribution to Indian English Writing. The traumas and the agonies that people of Indian Diaspora face in fulfilling their dreams constitute the prime concern of Mukherjee’s literary oeuvre. She mainly focuses on her diasporic women characters, their problem like isolation, alienation, cultural clash, cross-cultural crisis and “… their struggle for identity, their…

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  • Essay On The Inheritance Of Loss

    The Failure of the American Dream: Lives of Undocumented immigrants from the Third World In her book The Inheritance of Loss, Kiran Desai depicts the life of an undocumented immigrant who went to America in hopes of escaping from political upheavals and getting rid of poverty. Rather than having unlimited opportunities and the feeling of security as he had expected, the main character Biju changed from one low-paid job to another and constantly lived in the fear of being deported. Throughout…

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  • Pros And Cons Of Coalitions

    Also, many a times, smaller parties that are a part of the coalition are inexperienced at handling power effectively. A local example for this would be the first coalition government that was formed in India, under the leadership of Prime Minister Morarji Desai, from 24th March, 1977 to 15th July, 1979 which did not even live long enough to complete its full term, thus proving the point that it may often lead to policy paralysis. Even the last government formed, led by Dr. Manmohan Singh was the…

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