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Nehru vs Lt. General Nathu Singh Rathore

after getting freedom, a meeting was organized to select the
first General of Indian Army. Jawahar Lal Nehru was heading that
• Leaders and Army officers were discussing to whom this
responsibility should be given.
• In between the discussion Nehru said, "I think we should
appoint a British officer as a General of Indian Army as we don't have
enough experience to lead the same.
• "Everybody supported Nehru because if the PM was suggesting
something, how can they not agree?
• But one of the Army Officers abruptly said, "I have a point, Sir."
• Nehru said, "Yes, Gentleman. You are free to speak."
• He said ,"You see, Sir, we don't have enough experience to
lead a nation too, so shouldn't we appoint a British person as first
PM of India?"
• The meeting hall suddenly went quiet.
• Then, Nehru said, "Are you ready to be the first General of
Indian Army ?"
• He got a Golden chance to accept the offer but he refused
the same and said, "Sir, we have a very talented Army officer, my
Senior, Lt. Gen. Cariappa, who is the most deserving amongst us."
• The Army Officer who raised his voice against the PM was Lt.
General Nathu Singh Rathore, the First Lt. General of the Indian
• That is the Professionalism and Character the Military is
made of .................How many today will speak like this??.
There are still people with that courage.
The only problem is they happen to be politicians who want their inexperienced sons and
daughters to succeed them, no matter what happens to this great country.
That is the only difference!
courage to faced diffculties around
is true courage that help to gain peace in mind
because once our mind set with positive attitude no one can stop the sucess
that we wish to gain
once our mind set there will; be a way to follow
we only follow our though built a way through it
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