The ‘escapades’ of Indira Gandhi, the ‘romance’ of Roger Federer9 min read 16 Jul 2017, 12:47 AM IST
Both Indira Gandhi and Roger Federer capture our imagination. But minus her unsubstantiated 'escapades' and his apparent 'romance' on court, would they mean the same to us?
A long-cultivated pact with silence broke early last week. The final straw was that it was perhaps the nth time “She", a supposed chapter from Indira: India’s Most Powerful Prime Minister, a recent book by journalist Sagarika Ghose, came by way of a forwarded email. This chapter, the forward claimed, appears in Ghose’s book, and describes in much detail the sexual escapades of former prime minister Indira Gandhi with M.O. Mathai, private secretary to her father Jawaharlal Nehru, India’s first prime minister.