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MOTILAL NEHRU

"Don't Release Me"

Again Motilal tendered resignation and walked out of the Legislative Assembly.
Mahatma Gandhistarted his famous Dandi March or Salt Satyagraha.

This march on foot to Dandi stunned the whole world. During this march Motilal and
Jawaharlal met Gandhiji on his way to a village called jambusara. They had decided to donate their house Anand Bhavan to the Congress. They had built a small cottage for themselves on the same premises. Thereafter Anand Bhavan became the property of the Congress, and was named Swaraj Bhavan.

Government arrested the supreme leader of the movement, Mahatma Gandhi. After this Motilal, Jawaharlal and other leaders were also arrested. Both the father and the son were sent to the Naini Jail. Motilal's health was seriously upset. Jawaharlal was nursing him. His condition did not improve. On the other hand, it got worse. A number of people from all over the country sent telegrams to the Viceroy requesting him to order the release of Motilal. But from the jail Motilal sent a telegram to the Viceroy saying, "Please do not release me on any account." It was to avoid any mis- understanding.

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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
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
You are Here! "Don't Release Me"
The Light Goes Out
The War Trumpets Sound In Old Age
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