Ritu Marwah

Ritu Marwah

The author has pursued theater, writing, marketing, start-up management, raising children, coaching debate and hiking. She holds a master’s degree in business and hasworked in London for the Tata group for ten years. Ritu is also the social media editor at India Currents.

Nehru and Jinnah had the same problem – their daughters loved men they did not approve of

Nehru and Jinnah had the same problem. Their daughters loved men they did not approve of. Children of ambitious fathers, Indira and Dina, both, carried their fathers’ hopes and lived with their mothers’ pain. They were daughters who were raised in the mould of the young English ladies their fathers had gone to school with. Jinnah’s daughter, Dina was born in Britain and, like Indira, went to school there. What the girls did not know was that it was all fine and dandy to wear modern ideas but you don’t go to bed in them. Both girls crossed the line and ...

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