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congress: His principled opposition to both the likes of Mahatma Gandhi and Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru also saw him leaving the Congress party on two separate occasions, according to Rabble. His latter decision to quit the Congress in 1959 would result in the founding of the Swantantra Party, India's first political party with a classic liberal bent as opposed to the deeply socialist Congress party. adsbygoogle window.adsbygoogle .push ; C Rajagopalachari Source Twitter It's virtually impossible to present a biographical account of the man Gandhi called his conscience keeper in this limited space, but the beauty of Rajaji is that his ideas about the economy, faith, foreign relations and political discourse remain more relevant than ever in December 2018. Born on December 10, 1878, in Thorapalli Village of Krishnagiri district, Tamil Nadu, Rajaji was a man way ahead of his times, who was both revered and rejected in equal measure. adsbygoogle window.adsbygoogle .push ; Through the course of his career, he served as a leader of the Indian National Congress participating in the demonstrations against the Rowlatt Act, joining the Non-Cooperation movement, the Vaikom Satyagraha temple entry for lower castes and the Civil Disobedience movement.A lawyer by trade, he would go onto serve as Premier of the Madras Presidency, a member of the Constituent Assembly, Governor of Bengal, Union Home Minister and Chief Minister of what was then Madras state. Great people die, but their ideas live long after them. Governments often don't deliver on these promises. There is a reason why R.G. Casey, the Australian who served as Governor of Bengal, called him the wisest man in India . Minimum Government, Maximum Governance' adsbygoogle window.adsbygoogle .push ; When the current ruling administration took office in May 2014, the slogan often bandied about was minimum government, maximum governance an idea dipped in the elixir of economic reform. ( As reported in the news.