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.
And i do agree with him when he says “Optimism is a moral responsibility”. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.
Beyond the Lines: An Autobiography by Kuldip Nayar
Nayar retracted that part after the controversy erupted. 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 ku,dip in first hand accounts. Aug 24, Srinidhi Ng rated it liked it. Apr 07, Rahul Mittal rated it really liked it.
Libin Jacob rated it it was ok Oct 22, Quotes from Beyond the Lines Vallabh bhai Patel to Jawaharlal Nehru inafter the china’s encroachment over Tibet.
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Beyond the Lines: An Autobiography
Want to Read saving…. Deserved to have been edited better. Husain peddling his art work from door to door on his bicycle and Kuldip refusing to buy a painting from Husain inspite of a huge discount offered by Husain, anecdotes of how Nehru spent an hour in the parliament discussing about ways to ensure smooth traffic during VIP visits because Edwina was stuck in a traffic jam the previous day, and many such anecdotes.
Dec 21, Shadin Pranto rated it it was amazing. Mosam Shah rated it really liked it Jul 02, Their initial idealism begins to diminish within a few years of service and they gradually become part of the furniture. He claims that PVN had sat down for a puja at his house when fundamentalists began demolishing Babri Masjid and he got up from the puja only after it was completely demolished.
More of memoirs than an autobiography. Apr 19, waqar ahmad rated it liked it. Regardless of his biases, the book is an eye-opener of sorts ku,dip you intend to know the inner workings of our government. Salute to His so eventful life. Sep 06, Peter Adam rated it really liked it. The more I read nayaf biography the more I was convinced about the un A fairly comprehensive coverage of Indian politics across 5 decades Many of the insights he shares with the reader are unique and a testament to his relationships with politicians of all hues.
Kuldip Nayar has brings in his years of experience as a top editor and journalist into good use.
Aug 22, Sharang Limaye rated it liked it. To see beyonnd your friends thought of this book, please sign up. May 11, Ravinder rated it really liked it Shelves: Though, after reading the book, i have a very pessimistic view on Indian politics and its foreign relations, Mr Nayar has put an extra effort to give the book an optimistic tint. The name itself is an institution in itself. At times, one feels one’s going through someone’s personal diary.
Lucid,frank and straight from the heart. Having watched the political drama in very close quarters he comes out with many nuggets hitherto unknown.
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.
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.
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Jul 13, Siddhartha rated it it was amazing. Devendra Srivastava rated it liked it Aug 22, Nayar has watched the system from close quarters and gives an indepth account of happenings after the independece. A good book which tells inside story of the working of Indian political system. Had his writings in his career been biased towards a certain party or a family, he would have become the President of India today But as a honest beoynd, he had always been critical of thr wrongdoings of Govts, irrespective of their party.
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As a nation-state India has been very young, so such thoughts of cultural yearnings are lies natural. Jun 22, Sambasivan rated it really liked it. Anecdotes of young M.
Overall a good read. He is a self-proclaimed pro-Kashmiri, pro-Muslim writer.
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Many, including Kuldip have developed a privileged background that they find difficult to let go of. It linds 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 satisfying read.