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Certified BuyerBangalore. The autobiography of the veteran journalist, Sri Kuldip Nayar made interesting reading to people like me, who like to read historical accounts of a period before they beyoond born!

His time-line encapsulates periods from pre-independence till as recent as A good walkthru history Author has penned down his experiences as his professional career advanced, with some of his insider experiences and his views – autobigoraphy u may or may not agree with. Don’t miss it guys. Oct 15, Anuj Singh rated it really liked it.

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Aug 22, Sharang Limaye rated it liked it. Nayar is a doyen among political journalists. Libin Jacob rated it it was ok Oct beypnd, However, the author has not deleted the controversial portion relating to Sant Jarnail Singh Bhindrawale, which has left the Panthic groups far from being satisfied.


Their initial idealism begins to diminish within a few years of service and they gradually become part of the furniture. An informative account of early days of India. Autobiography is a dissapointment at many places.

Kuldip Nayar has brings in his years of experience as a top editor and journalist into good use. P, Morarji Desai a From events beyonc historical and political relevance like Tashkent Declaration and the war and the liberation of Bangladesh, to interviewing Zulfikar Ali Bhutto and Mujibur Rahman and from meeting Pakistan?

Summary of the Book Kuldip Nayar was a young law student during the Partition.

All subsequent editions of the book come with these changes. First is about the Bilingualism a famous debate about the Hindi whether it should be a ‘National’? Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Still, with all its faults, BTL serves the purpose of offering an inside perspective on some of the most tumultous years in Indian history.

Forced to migrate to Delhi, he faced first-hand the brunt of the communal riots that ensued.

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Senior Journalists — S. 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. Nayar retracted that part after the controversy erupted. His writing style linees lackluster.


The veteran journalist admitted as much while wrapping up his books Updated: 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. Ludhiana July 23, Amritsar, Punjab July 18, Jul 13, Siddhartha rated it it was amazing. The post-Indira part suffers from a lack of detail, perhaps indicating that the author may no more have been close to the center of power in New Delhi.

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 From his perilous journey to a new country and to his first job as a young journalist in an Urdu daily, Nayar? The proofreading is atrocious.