Ram Manohar Lohia was an anarchist, who achieved one of his most cherished goals in truly dramatic style – he managed to break the monopoly of the monolithic Congress. But did Lohia take his ‘anti-Congressism’ too far by allowing opportunists to take root?
The Congress party might have looked very different today, if Acharya Kripalani had got his way. Soon after Independence, he warned that the leader of the party should call the shots when the party was in government. Nehru wouldn’t hear of it. Here’s how the battle played out on #TheMakingofModernIndia