Jawaharlal Nehru had called Sardar Patel a `total communalist`: LK Advani

BJP raked controversy over Sardar Patel with LK Advani quoting book to allege that Jawaharlal Nehru called Patel "a total communalist" when he suggested army be sent to take over Hyderabad.

M A Jinnah: From ‘Nationalist’ to ‘Communalist’

The nation had barely forgotten the Advani episode of eulogizing Jinnah when Jaswant Singh’s book once again stirred the pot of controversy.