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India after Gandhi by Ramchandra Guha

'India after Gandhi' by Ramchandra Guha is an account of Indian history after Independence from colonial rule. It starts with topics like the integration of the princely states, and the mass migration of Hindus into India from Pakistan post-partition and concludes with the rise of the BJP as the pre-eminent party in Indian politics, displacing… Continue reading India after Gandhi by Ramchandra Guha

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The Discovery of India by Jawaharlal Nehru

I recently finished reading ‘The Discovery of India’ written by the first Prime Minister of India, Jawaharlal Nehru.  The book in the image above is my Dad’s book from around 30 years ago which made reading it a unique experience. The print was clean and only a five to six lines in the whole book… Continue reading The Discovery of India by Jawaharlal Nehru