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The book 'Bharat Ek Khoj' was written during imprisonment in Ahmednagar Fort Jail? Who was the author of 'Bharat Ek Khoj'?


1. Swami Vivekananda
2. Mahatma Gandhi
3. Subhash Chandra Bose
4. Jawaharlal Nehru

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Correct Answer - Option 4 : Jawaharlal Nehru

The Correct Answer is Jawaharlal Nehru.

  • Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, India's first Prime Minister, wrote The Discovery of India while imprisoned by colonial authorities at Ahmednagar fort in the present-day Indian state of Maharashtra from 1942 to 1945, prior to India's independence.
  • While the book was written in 1944, it was published in 1946. Some of the book's material is credited to Nehru's fellow inmates at the Ahmednagar jail.
  • Maulana Abul Kalam Azad, Govind Ballabh Pant, Narendra Deva, and Asaf Ali are among those he mentions specifically.
  • Bharat Ek Khoj (1988), a 53-episode Indian television series directed by Shyam Benegal and first broadcast in 1988 on the state-run Doordarshan channel, was based on the novel.

  • Jawaharlal Nehru was an Indian independence leader and, later, the country's first Prime Minister, as well as a key figure in Indian politics both before and after independence.
  • He rose to prominence as an eminent leader of the Indian independence movement, serving as Prime Minister of India from its independence in 1947 until his death in 1964.
  • The Congress became a catch-all party under Nehru's leadership, dominating national and state politics and winning three consecutive elections in 1951, 1957, and 1962.
  • Despite political difficulties and leadership failures in his final years, he remained influential with the Indian people.
  • Despite political difficulties in his later years and a leadership failure during the 1962 Sino-Indian War, he remained popular with the Indian people. Children's Day is observed on his birthday in India. 

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