Triple Talaq saved the day for Jawaharlal/Motilal Nehru
Maj.Gen AA Rudra passed out from the Indore cadet college along with Cariappa (later Field Marshal) & others. He was amongst the senior most King’s commissioned officer of the Indian Army. His father Sushil Rudra was Principal,St.Stephen’s College,Delhi. Maj.Gen D.K.Palit Vr.C has written the biography of Gen.Rudra.Facts gleaned from that.
Motilal Nehru used to run ‘The Leader’.It used to promote Hindu-Muslim unity. He had picked up Syed Hussain, a handsome Ahmedabadi from Oxford.He used to write articles on Hindu-Muslim unity in that paper and was staying with the Nehrus. Syed & Vijaylakshmi fell madly in love and decided to marry..Motilal Nehru was dead against their marriage.
Vijaylakshmi eloped with Syed and married as per muslim rites.They stayed in his home in Ahmedabad. Motilal Nehru roped in Gandhi. He brought Vijaylakshmi to Delhi. She stayed with the Rudras. After some time Syed followed her to Delhi, but was not allowed to meet her. Using carrot & stick, Syed was arm twisted to pronounce triple talaqs. Jawaharlal came to Delhi & stayed with her. She was convinced by her brother to return to Allahabad. After a descent interval, marriage with a Pandit boy from Bombay was arranged.