The piece claims Nehru "fathered a child" with a sanyasin from Varanasi.
In "The Truth of Nehru Family" blog post, Nehru’s grandfather is said to be a "Mughal" man named Ghiyasuddin Ghazi.
The edits claimed Nehru's grandfather, Gangadhar Nehru, was a Muslim, and that Nehru was born in a red-light area of Allahabad.
Singh’s encyclopedia is a 19-volume work published by Delhi-based Anmol Publishers in 2009.No properly educated person can take it seriously,” said Mridula Mukherjee, professor of history in Delhi’s Jawaharlal Nehru University.Nehru’s family was Kashmiri and the oldest known ancestor was Raj Kaul, who was a Sanskrit and Persian scholar in Kashmir. Aniket Alam, executive editor of the Economic and Political Weekly (EPW), rubbished claims such as Nehru fathering an illegitimate child as being part of the “total myths about Nehru which are absolutely incorrect”.On the other hand, when Mathai’s book was released in 1978, it was considered to be one of those works in which a writer depends on proximity to high-profile leaders to kick off controversies to push sales.“Mathai’s is a book which no one can take seriously.