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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Aug 29, Stalin rated it really liked it. As a journalist nayaf 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.

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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. For beyobd, although he was arrested during emergency for 3 months without reasonjailed in a dirty prison, and had bashed Indira in his weekly articles, he felt that the nation would have become much stronger, had the emergency lasted for another year or two.

If we are able to relate this events with current situation we will understand that the Hindi Was never our National language.

Second chapter is about the Notorious and humiliating defeat of our nation in Indo- Sino war of The part on the major migration that was witnessed during independence is quite overwhelming. The parts relating to the Partition and the Nehru-Shastri-Indira era are interesting.


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Aug 22, Sharang Limaye rated it liked it. Apr 19, waqar ahmad rated it liked it. India’s premier journalist at his best. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

Beyond the Lines: An Autobiography

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 wrongdoings of Govts, irrespective of their party.

Arooj Iqbal rated it it was amazing Jan 23, Their initial idealism begins to diminish within a few years of service and they gradually become part of the furniture.

This book is a must read for anyone who is curious about the factors that shaped India’s beylnd scenario from the time of independence to the present day. And i do agree with him when kuldp says “Optimism is a moral responsibility”. Three point proposal by Cho en laiColombo conference by NAM countries to resolve this issue Last part of this book contains the Copy of famous letter written by Mr.

Mr Kuldeep Nayar’s epic book is immensely readable due rhe the multitudes of anecdotes he shares of famous people ,uldip, Shastri, Indira, Vajpayee, Gujral, Ayub Khan, Bhutto, Muzib all in first hand accounts. Kuldip Nayar has brings in his years of experience as a top editor and journalist into good use. Rifts and competition among founding fathers of India.

I was keen to pick up the book after having earlier read scoop by the same author. A fairly comprehensive beynod of Indian politics across 5 decades There are no discussion topics on this book yet.


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Salute to His so najar life. It is totally worth reading the book, but with a pinch of salt. 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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Overall a good read. Mosam Shah rated it really liked it Jul 02, Nayar’s writing is pedestrian.

Return to Book Page. Lives upto this reputation in this offering as well. To see what your jayar thought of this book, please sign up. One thing I noticed of this book was it’s Delhi centric coverage. True to his work and the s surroundings he has seen and felt. An Autobiography by Kuldip Nayar. In this chapter ,author specially reports thr the happenings took place in the meetings of parliamentary committee, their conclusions ,Language Bill, pressure from north indians for imposer of Hindi as principal language all over the Nation.

The book is brilliant, Very well written, gives you a virtual walk through of political developments in India from independence to present. This a a no nonsense account of events in Mr.