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MOTILAL NEHRU
In the Lap of Glory

Motilal was a very generous man. Petty thoughts or mean acts were miles away from him. As money poured in through one door, it flowed out, like the Ganges in full spate, through another. As his income rose his style of living also changed. He bought a big bungalow on the outskirts of Allahabad. It was named Anand Bhavan. He added to its grandeur with an indoor swimming pool and lovely gardens. The swimming pool was brightly lit with coloured electric lights. People used to come in large numbers just to see this splendid sight. All the children learnt swimming. Select furniture to furnish Anand Bhavan and a variety of Dresden china and Venetian glassware were brought from London and Pads. A motor car also was brought. It was the first car in the district. Motilal himself used to drive it. The family had scores of servants of all communities.

Motilal was very fond of horses. He invariably bought and took home every good horse he saw. There were five or six Arab horses, and coaches in the house. Children rode on horse back even before they started walking. There were several hunting dogs at home. Hunting in the nearby hilly woods on horseback, with a gun on the shoulders, to avoid boredom at home was common. The house was a veritable free feeding centre. There were three kitchens. There used to be a dinner party every evening. Friends and big officers both Indian and English including even the Lieutenant Governor were the guests. Hindus, Muslims and Christians all mixed freely. They were served according to their religious customs. Motilal was not a vegetarian. Foreign drinks were poured in abundance. People considered an invitation to these parties as a signal honor. Every party providing not only excellent food but also sparkling conversation. Motilal would charm the guests with his lively table talk and jokes.

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