To me, the best part was the Annexures. Apart from presentation 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 fundamentalists , nevertheless insightful, because he had witnessed them first hand and his opinions are in the context of prevailing conditions. Feb 17, Pramod rated it it was amazing. Many of the insights he shares with the reader are unique and a testament to his relationships with politicians of all hues. He also conveys the power of his influence on various decisions made, but at the same time attempts to take a humble stance that he wasn't an influencer.
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Published on 8 September An Autobiography by Kuldip Nayar. The book is brilliant, Very well written, gives you a virtual walk through of political developments in India from independence to present.
I was keen to pick up the book after having earlier read scoop by the same author. We see through the legendary journalist Kuldip Nayar the history of South Asia panning in veritable derail.
To me, the best part was the Annexures. He is a self-proclaimed pro-Kashmiri, pro-Muslim writer. Lucid,frank and straight from the heart.
Mrs Gandhi's Last Battle Paperback. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. He presents, Yasin Malik, the hard-line Hurriyat separatist who is responsible for the death of hundreds of Kashmiri Pandits, as a mild mannered, Gandhian who believes in democratic and peaceful protests. One person found this helpful. If we are able to relate this events with current situation we will understand that the Hindi Was never our National language.
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Please try again later. Lives upto this reputation in this nayarr as well. Would you like us to take another look at this review? From his perilous journey to a new country and to his first job as a young journalist in an Urdu daily, Nayars account is also the story of India. Jul 13, Siddhartha rated it it was amazing. What other items do customers buy after viewing this item? Trivia About Beyond the Lines Widely respected for his columns, his autobiography opens on the day Pakistan Resolution was passed in Lahore in and takes us on a journey through Indias story of a nation working on its foreign policy, development plans, relations with neighbouring countries, and dealing with coalition politics among others.
His detailed account of accompanying Shastri to Tashkent sheds more light on events which have not been disclosed by the Govt.
Beyond the Lines: An Autobiography by Kuldip Nayar
Nayar died in Delhi at Lotus 1 June Language: Nayar has watched the system from close quarters and gives an indepth account of happenings after the independece.
Ratings and Reviews 0 0 star ratings 0 reviews. In later years of his life, he could not participate in this due to his old age but inspired many young folks to continue the tradition. There are specially two chapters from the book which are congizable in my opinion.
Visit our Help Pages. Palmerston and the Times. 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.
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See all 15 reviews. View or edit your browsing history. A very good book for readers interested in Indian history post independence. Both of them participated in various peace enhancing events in both countries as ch. From his days as a young journalist in Anjam to heading Indias foremost news agency, UNI and from mainstream journalism to starting his now immensely popular syndicated column, Between the Lines, Nayar has always stood for the freedom of press and journalism of courage.
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