Why Kosi Elwin named her son Jawahar Singh

She was 13 when the pioneering British anthropologist Verrier Elwin married her in 1940. She was 23 when he divorced her. For 56 years now, Kaushalya (or Kosi, as he called her) has lived in anoymity and penury. Their first son Jawahar Singh is dead as is second son, Vijay. Her husband sent her Rs 25 a month but it soon stopped. And all she got in the great intellectual's autobiography is two paragraphs. So, how did a tribal Gond girl come to call her son Jawahar? Check out: