Jagmohan (1927-2021): The officer and the politician, combative and uncompromising
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JAGMOHAN, who passed away Tuesday at 93, was a rare exception in Indian politics who changed political masters, but never his core beliefs.
Always referred to simply by his first name Jagmohan — few were aware of his surname Malhotra — the able, innovative, but high-handed and combative civil servant turned politician, succeeded in making a radical switch from the Congress to the BJP, without in any way compromising on his thinking or tough style.