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Patel took over Home Dept a year before Nehru became PM. He ran the IB alone and even blocked the Viceroy from seeing IB intel reports.
Intensive surveillance of Forward Bloc, Congress Socialists and Communists was ordered by Home Min Sardar Patel (not by Nehru) in Sept 1946.