As a young law graduate in Sialkot (now in Pakistan), Kuldip Nayar witnessed at first hand the collapse of trust between Hindus and Muslims who were living. Read Beyond the Lines by Kuldip Nayar by Kuldip Nayar by Kuldip Nayar for free with a 30 day free trial. Read eBook on the web, iPad, iPhone and Android. Autobiography of an Indian journalist, author, diplomat and parliamentarian.
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Libin Jacob rated it it was ok Oct 22, Refresh and try beyone. Mr Kuldeep Nayar’s epic book is immensely readable due to the multitudes of anecdotes he shares of famous people Nehru, Shastri, Indira, Vajpayee, Gujral, Ayub Khan, Bhutto, Muzib all in first hand accounts. An exciting and informative book!
Beyond the Lines: An Autobiography
Rifts and competition among founding fathers of India. Apart from lknes of facts, he has also reflected upon those events and presented his opinions, majority of them being objective, and some being subjective which might not go down well with fundamentalistsnevertheless insightful, because he had witnessed them nsyar hand and his opinions are in the context of prevailing conditions.
Kuldip Nayar is a veteran journalist, and an accomplished columnist without doubt. Hardcoverpages. It might come across as a bit boring to we-need-sensationalism-or-atleast-judgements generation, but for anyone wanting to see political history of Modern India as a simple collection of memories and then let his own judgement run, this is going to be a very s More of memoirs than an autobiography.
To me, the best part was the Annexures. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. But then that’s ok as Nayar makes it amply clear that it is the history of Modern India that he is going to share from his perspective – his perspective from being right in the center of power circles! Lives upto this reputation in this offering as well. At times, one feels one’s going through someone’s personal diary.
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Sep 11, Kamil Hayat rated it really liked it. An Autobiography by Kuldip Nayar. Nayar retracted that part after the controversy erupted.
Books by Kuldip Nayar. May 11, Ravinder rated it really liked it Shelves: In this chapter ,author specially reports about the happenings took place in the meetings of parliamentary committee, their conclusions ,Language Bill, pressure from north indians for imposer of Hindi as principal language all over the Nation. There are specially two chapters from the book which are congizable in byond opinion.
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As a young law graduate in Sialkot now in PakistanKuldip Nayar witnessed at first hand the collapse of trust between Hindus and Muslims who were living together for generations, beyonv like multitude of population he was forced to migrate to Delhi across the blood-stained th of Punjab. A good walkthru history Author has penned down his experiences as his professional career advanced, with some of his insider experiences and his views – which u may or may not agree with.
A very good book for readers interested in Indian history post independence.
Wish the author had written more about the other parts of India too! True to his work and the s surroundings he has seen and felt.
Beyond the Lines: An Autobiography by Kuldip Nayar
The more I read this biography the more I was convinced about the un A fairly comprehensive coverage of Indian politics across 5 decades Want to Read saving…. In this Chapter author has used his personal Diary’s notes as a references to narrate the incidents from 7 September when china first time crossed the MacMohan Line to 4 May See 1 question about Beyond the Lines…. Since he was close to the establishment during the 90s you would expect him to write something about that too, nada, you will find a mention of the Kashmir Pandits somewhere at the end of the book.
From his perilous journey to a new country and to his first job as a young journali As a young law graduate in Sialkot now in PakistanKuldip Nayar witnessed at first hand the collapse of trust between Hindus and Muslims who were living together for generations, and like multitude of population he was forced to migrate to Delhi across the blood-stained plains of Punjab.
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. In this chapter ,author specially reports about the happen kukdip Nayar ,veteran journalist From India, who have witnessed the every subtle event since independance. Recommended by Sunday Magzine. Oct 15, Anuj Singh rated it really liked it. Having watched the political drama in very close quarters he comes out with many nuggets hitherto unknown.