About the Book: Letters from a Father to His Daughter
Jawaharlal Nehru wrote Letters From A Father To His Daughter in 1928 to Indira
Gandhi, his daughter, when she was 10 years old. It was a 30-letter collection.
He taught Indira the story of civilisations and natural history through these
During summer of 1928, 10-year-old Indira Gandhi was in Mussoorie. Her father
Jawaharlal Nehru was then busy working in Allahabad. During summer, Nehru wrote
several letters to tell her stories about when and how the earth was made, how
animal and human life came into existence, and how societies and civilisations
evolved throughout the world.
In his letters,