Story of V. K. Krishna Menon & some amazing facts about the Indian Nationalist, Diplomat and Politician

In private, V. K. Krishna Menon abstained from tobacco, alcohol and meat, often fasting for days, and forwent his luxury townhouse in Kensington Palace Gardens in favour of a single room in the Indian High Commission during his official tenure in London. As high commissioner, Menon drew only the token salary of one rupee per month, later refusing a salary outright. Menon nonetheless dressed publicly in bespoke suits, earning him the epithet “Mephistopheles in a Savile Row suit”

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