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.
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Return to Book Page. 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.
Beyond the Lines: An Autobiography by Kuldip Nayar
Some of the narrations seems to be based on his hearsay from others. A must read for all who have even slight interest in modern Indian history. Lucid,frank and straight from the heart. The history of modern India as witnessed by a Punjabi Hindu refuge from Sialkot Pakistan now based out of Delhi.
Apr 07, Bilal din Malik rated it liked it. 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.
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If we are able to relate this events with current situation we will understand that the Hindi Was never our National language. A masterpiece from Shri Kuldip Nayar describing in great detail, events from partition to the present. Kuldip Nayar has brings in his pines of experience as a top editor and journalist into good use.
India’s premier journalist at his best. Second chapter is about the Notorious and humiliating defeat of our nation in Indo- Sino bayar of A fairly comprehensive coverage of Indian politics across 5 decades To me, the best part was the Annexures.
May 11, Ravinder rated it really liked it Shelves: 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.
Jul 12, Siddhant marked it as to-read Shelves: 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 Nahar as principal language all over the Nation. 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 journalist, he had always been critical of the beond of Govts, irrespective of their party.
To ask other readers questions about Beyond the Linesplease sign up. 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 fundamentalistsnevertheless insightful, because he had witnessed them first hand and his opinions are in the context of prevailing conditions.
Beyond the Lines: An Autobiography
The book is brilliant, Very well written, gives you a virtual walk through of political developments in India from independence to present. A good walkthru history Author has penned down his experiences as his professional career advanced, with some of his insider experiences and his linew – which u may or may not agree with.
Arooj Iqbal rated it it was amazing Jan 23, Having watched the political drama in very close quarters he comes out with many nuggets hitherto unknown.
In fact, Kuldip had said in an interview that his initial manuscript was pages but had to be trimmed down. The narrations are neatly organized in the form of chapters and are independent of each other so that you can pick any chapter to begin with. As a journalist nayar sahib has taken up political dimensions of his past which shaped the present institutions of the countryas a matter of fact that shaped lives of millions of people.
From his perilous journey to a new country and to his first muldip as a young journali As a young law graduate in Sialkot now in PakistanKuldip Nayar witnessed at first hand the collapse of trust between Hindus luldip Muslims who were living together for generations, and like multitude of population he was forced to migrate to Delhi across the blood-stained plains of Punjab. But then ljnes ok as Nayar makes it amply clear that it is the history of Modern India that he is going to share from his perspective – his perspective from being right in the center of power circles!
An Autobiography by Kuldip Nayar. Aug 24, Srinidhi Ng rated it liked it. He presents, Yasin Malik, the hard-line Hurriyat separatist who is responsible for the death of hundreds of Kashmiri Pandits, as a mild mannered, Gan This a a no nonsense account of events in Mr.
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The book seems more like a newspaper report the author is a newsman after all. As a nation-state India has been very young, so such thoughts beyomd cultural yearnings are but natural. In this letter patel had clearly exhibited his worries about the Incurion of ChinaImportance of Tibet as Buffer State and future threats from china. 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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Not sure why the publishers have called this an autobiography – memoir would have been a better description. A very good book for readers interested in Indian history post independence. The name itself is an institution in itself.