economic policy

Nehruvian Socialism - an assessment of Indian economy after independence

  • Posted on: 24 January 2017
  • By: Vivek

Image Credits: Life magazine

Much blame is directed at Nehru for pushing India towards a socialist economic policy. How much blame is justifiable, and who can claim to cast the first stone? What was the economic policy of Jana Sangh during 1950’s and 60s?

Nehru went to Trinity College, Cambridge in October 1907 and graduated with an honours degree in natural science in 1910. In his Autobiography, he gives some clues on the early influences on him