Motilal Nehru wrote these lines to his son Jawaharlal on the day of his return to India with his wife and five-year-old daughter, after placing Jawaharlal at Harrow and, as he hoped, laying the foundations of his future career; the boy was then fifteen. But what career did Motilal Nehru envisage for his son? In building up his hopes for his future, Motilal was perhaps over-influenced by his own aspirations and, indeed, by the existing conditions in colonial India.
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