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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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.

And i do agree with him when he says “Optimism is a moral responsibility”. Though, after reading the book, i have a very pessimistic view on Indian politics and its foreign relations, Mr Nayar has put an extra effort to give the book an optimistic tint. Mosam Shah rated it really liked it Jul 02, From his perilous journey to a new country and to his first job 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 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.

Lucid,frank and straight from the heart. 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. As does greater Bengal by many Bengali’s both sides of the border.

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He presents, Yasin Malik, the hard-line Hurriyat separatist who is responsible for the death of hundreds of Kashmiri Pandits, as a mild mannered, Gandhian who believes in democratic and peaceful protests.

Dec 09, Anil Swarup rated it really liked it. The more I read this biography the more I was convinced about the unwarranted power of the Lutyens journalists.

Beyond the Lines: An Autobiography

Thanks for telling us about the problem. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Jul 13, Siddhartha rated it it was amazing. In this letter patel had clearly exhibited his worries about the Incurion hte ChinaImportance of Tibet as Buffer State and future threats from china. An exciting and informative book! He claims that PVN had sat ghe for a puja at his house when fundamentalists began demolishing Babri Masjid and he got up from the puja only after it thr completely demolished.

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. A very good resource for anyone interested in the history of India of the first thirty years post independence. In this chapter ,author specially reports about the happen kukdip Nayar ,veteran journalist From India, who have witnessed the every subtle event since independance.

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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. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. It is totally worth reading the book, but with a pinch of salt. 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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Wish the author had written more about the other parts of India too! One thing I noticed of this book was it’s Delhi centric coverage. A relevant book not only for people living in India, but on other side of divide too.

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Apr 07, Bilal din Malik rated it liked it. Open Preview See a Problem? Their initial idealism begins to diminish within beyonc few years of service and they gradually become part of the furniture.

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Lives upto this reputation in this offering as well. In fact, Kuldip had said in an interview that his initial manuscript was pages but had to be trimmed down. Arooj Iqbal rated it it was amazing Jan 23, Kuldip Nayar is a veteran journalist, and an accomplished columnist without doubt.