Leaders Politicians Citizens

Rasheed Kidwai

Shashi Tharoor

BALASAHEB THACKERAY. SHEILA DIKSHIT. A.P.J. ABDUL KALAM. NAMDEO DHASAL. S. JAIPAL REDDY. These are just some of the 50 dynamos whose lives and times are captured in this collection of profiles of some of the most prominent actors in independent India's political theatre.

Game-changers Pranab Mukherjee, P.V. Narasimha Rao and Jyoti Basu; crowd-pulling swashbucklers Sheikh Abdullah and Laldenga; crusaders such as Kanshi Ram and Maulana Hussain Ahmad Madani; mavericks Chandraswami, Amar Singh and Ajit Kumar Jogi; charismatic leaders like Madhavrao Scindia and Mufti Mohammad Sayeed; possessors of star power, including Jayalalithaa, Vinod Khanna and M. Karunanidhi; and skilful navigators like Ahmed Patel and V.C. Shukla – all find place in this incontestable list.

Traversing ideologies and bringing into focus the human facet of governments, Leaders, Politicians, Citizens presents a compelling history of Indian democracy and provides riveting insights into the evolution of its political culture.

  • Classification : Politics & Current Affairs
  • Pub Date : APR 5, 2022
  • Imprint : Hachette India
  • Page Extent : 368
  • Binding : PB
  • ISBN : 9789391028169
  • Price : INR 499

Rasheed Kidwai

Rasheed Kidwai's Sonia: A Biography and 24 Akbar Road have both been popular and this book will appeal to a wide range of readers as well – from readers of politics, to those interested in film biographies and Bollywood gossip.


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