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Dalai Lama: Had Jinnah been made first PM of India

Aug 08, 2018 15:46 IST

India and Pakistan would have remained united had Jinnah been allowed to take over as prime minister, instead of Jawaharlal Nehru, Dalai Lama said at a student interaction in Goa. “Mahatma Gandhi wanted to give the PMship to Jinnah. But Nehru refused. He was self-centred. Had he agreed partition could have been avoided,’ the Tibetan Spiritual leader said.

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