Nehru Revisited

It is now more than five decades since Jawaharlal Nehru passed away and it appears that many of the principles to which he strictly adhered, like secularism, are now under challenge by another generation. Nehru Revisited is a compilation of essays by some of India’s brightest intellectuals, conveying Nehru’s message to a new and somewhat sceptic generation. Together their views present different facets of Nehru in a way never before attempted by anyone. Constructively critical, academically well-integrated, the essays herein presented make for an excellent study of the man and his times.

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ISBN

978-81-88569-88-5

Pages

520

Size

6.0 in x 9.0 in

Format

Paperback

About The Author

M V Kamath

M V Kamath

M. V. Kamath (1921-2014), eminent writer, columnist and journalist, authored over 45 books. He started his career in journalism in 1946. He was the correspondent at the United Nations for the Press Trust of India, and in Bonn, Paris and Washington for the Times of India. He was also editor of Free Press Journal, and later of the Illustrated Weekly of India. A prolific writer, Mr. Kamath is the author of numerous biographies and books, which include The Pursuit of Excellence, B. G. Kher: The Gentleman Premier, Sai Baba of Shirdi: A Unique Saint, Nani A. Palkhivala: A life, and Narendra Modi: The Architect of a Modern State. In 2004, Mr. Kamath was awarded the Padma Bhushan by the Government of India. He was chairman of Prasar Bharathi, and a director of the Manipal Institute of Communications.

It is now more than five decades since Jawaharlal Nehru passed away and it appears that many of the principles to which he strictly adhered, like secularism, are now under challenge by another generation.

Nehru Revisited is a compilation of essays by some of India’s brightest intellectuals, conveying Nehru’s message to a new and somewhat sceptic generation. Together their views present different facets of Nehru in a way never before attempted by anyone. Constructively critical, academically well-integrated, the essays herein presented make for an excellent study of the man and his times.

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