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MOTILAL NEHRU

Goodbye to Luxury

Motilal's monthly income as an advocate amounted to thousands of rupees. The clients who were very rich used to wait anxiously for Motilal to accept their cases. They were happy if he agreed to take up their case. In spite of all this Motilal gave up his practice in accordance with the resolution of the Congress. He quit the Legislative Assembly and stoppedsending his daughters to school. The entire expensive western clothes? Vessels, crockery and the furniture were removed from the house. Some of the things were sold. Some of the things were given as gifts. Some others were burnt. All the members of the family began wearing Khadi clothes. The horses were sold. The number of servants was reduced. A life of luxury and pleasure gave place to a simple and austere life. But Motilal said it was no lowering of their status but in fact, an elevation. So enormous was Motilal's wealth that even prices could not equal him. But now, he found in a life of sacrifice and simplicity, such happiness, as he had never experienced before. A strong will and determination, patriotism and great love for and attachment to his son - these
sustained him in the new way of life.

Jawaharlal began taking more and more interest in politics. He traveled in third class compartments in trains. His father could not bear even this.

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Motilal Nehru - A great leader of India's fight for freedom.Father of Jawaharlal Nehru
About Motilal Nehru
Introduction
Childhood In Hardship
The Wealthy Lawyer
In The Lap Of Glory
The Western Influence
His Daughter's Birthday Party
The British Emperor's Guests Of Honour
Short Temper
The Darling Son
The Son In England
In The World Of Politics
A Home Of Joy
Difference of Opinion Between Father and Son
Then Came Gandhji
The Atrocities of The British Government
Motilal's Eyes were Opened
You are Here! Goodbye to Luxury
The Consequence
To The Prison
Released From The Jail
The Leader Of The Opposition
Son In The Jail
Son Succeeds Father as President
"Don't Release Me"
The Light Goes Out
The War Trumpets Sound In Old Age
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