The dawn of freedom speech by Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan

Venue: Parliament of India Date: 14th August 1947 Situation: This speech has an interesting, if little known, origin. Jawaharlal Nehru had requested Dr. Radhakrishnan to speak after him on the night of August 14th at the Indian Constituent Assembly. With the request came a directive. Nehru told Radhakrishnan once he was called upon to speak, he should continue till midnight so...