Moorish Girl says that a new controversy has erupted in India over a book penned by statesman Jawaharlal Nehru, Discovery of India, some sixty years ago.
bq. The BJP is upset at what they say is a poor portrayal of the 17th century warrior Shivaji. The BJP, you may recall, was also upset over John Layne’s book on the same subject a few months ago, which resulted in OUP withdrawing the book from the Indian market. (The Complete Review has very thorough coverage on that issue.)
All I can say it must be election time, because when its time to get votes, there is nothing like spreading the fear and making people *aware* about their heritage.