To my mother Bhagwan Kaur, sister Surjeet Kaur, wifeNakshatar Kaur, daughters Amrita Kaur and Nimrta Kaur, andgranddaughters Asha Kaur, Lillia Kaur, Akashi Kaur andKiran Kaur.
I am deeply indebted to Colonel G.B. Singh of the U.S. Armyand the author of
Gandhi: Behind the Mask of Divinity
forsuggestions for the format and layout of this longcomplicated manuscript making it comprehensible to thereaders. His in-depth knowledge of some of the issuesdiscussed in the manuscript made my task easy. Hisinvaluable scholarly discussions, insightful and thoughtprovoking suggestions, and critical review of themanuscript are deeply appreciated. I am also grateful toMike McEvers for editing this paper. Dr. Jasbir Singh Manndeserves my special thanks for sharing the literature fromhis library and drawing my attention to the subject matterof this paper dealing with Professor Doris Jakobsh and herthesis.