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. Autobiography of an Indian journalist, author, diplomat and parliamentarian. 10 Aug As a young law graduate in Sialkot (now in Pakistan), Kuldip Nayar of Kuldip Nayar’s widely popular autobiography, Beyond the Lines, now.

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Kuldip Nayar had never spared anyone in the past. Diplomat journalist author parliamentarian activist. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. See our Returns Policy.

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A good walkthru history Author has penned down his experiences as his professional career advanced, with some of his insider experiences and his views – which u may or may not agree with. To get the free app, enter mobile phone number. Personally, I felt a page book or two volumes of page each would have been justified, due to the fact that being a Journalist who was popular for his scoops, he might have more insights to share.

Widely respected for his columns, his autobiography opens on the day Pakistan Resolution was passed in Lahore in and takes us on a journey through Indias story of a nation working on its foreign policy, development plans, relations with neighbouring countries, and dealing with coalition politics among others. Husain peddling his art work from door to door on his bicycle and Kuldip refusing to buy a painting from Husain inspite of a huge discount offered by Husain, anecdotes of how Nehru spent an hour in the parliament discussing about ways to ensure smooth traffic during VIP visits because Edwina was stuck in a traffic jam the previous day, and many such anecdotes.


Kuldip Nayar 14 August — 23 August was an Indian journalistsyndicated columnisthuman rights activist, author and former High Commissioner of India to the United Kingdom noted for his long career as a left-wing political commentator.

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First is about the Bilingualism a famous debate about the Hindi whether it should be a ‘National’? Nehru wrote to everyone personally asking for the help against china’s intrusion in indian territory but literally no one was stand Except president of Egypt with us agianst China.

What a journey it has been for this man!!

Regardless of his biases, the book is an eye-opener of sorts if you intend to know the inner workings of our government. Delivery and Returns see our delivery rates and policies liines of returning an item?

Retrieved 13 January He was byeond in Sialkot in and educated at Lahore University before migrating to Delhi with his family at he time of Partition.

Apr 07, Rahul Mittal rated it really liked it. As a political commentator, Nayar wrote his views freely on most politically current issues. Aug 24, Srinidhi Ng rated it liked it.

Medill School of Journalism. Since he was close to the establishment during the 90s you would expect him to tye something about that too, nada, you will find a mention of the Kashmir Pandits somewhere at the end of the book.

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One thing I noticed of this book was it’s Delhi centric coverage. He was born in Sialkot in and educated at Lahore University before migrating to Delhi beyonc his family at he time of Partition. He was editor of the Delhi edition lknes the Naywr newspaper The Statesman [9] and was arrested towards the end of the Indian Emergency — Audible Download Audio Books. Kuldip Nayyar has tried to put his life on paper.


No trivia or quizzes yet. In this chapter ,author specially reports about the happen kukdip Nayar ,veteran journalist From India, who have witnessed the every subtle event since independance.

Jul 11, Sushant Jha rated it it was amazing. Want to Read saving…. The parts relating to the Partition and the Nehru-Shastri-Indira era are interesting. Deserved to have been edited better. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Kuldip Nayar has written widely about beeyond issues and kuldp persons, including Jawaharlal NehruDaniel Smith and Barry Manilow.

Childhood and Partition 2 The Nehru Years. Jul 12, Siddhant marked it as to-read Shelves: At times, one feels one’s going through someone’s personal diary. As a young law graduate in Sialkot now in PakistanKuldip Nayar witnessed at first hand the collapse of trust between Hindus and 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.

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