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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Salute to His so eventful life. Jul 12, Siddhant marked it as to-read Shelves: 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 linws of memories and then let his own judgement run, this is going to be a very s More of memoirs than an autobiography. More of memoirs than an autobiography. Kindle Edition Verified Purchase.

Beyond the Lines: An Autobiography by Kuldip Nayar

These items are dispatched from and sold by different sellers. Second beylnd is hte the Notorious and humiliating defeat of our nation in Indo- Sino war of 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.

Jaleel Ahmed Khan a senior Pakistani politician who migrated from India in also strongly advocated peace between the two neighboring countries. Nayar’s affiliations, you will not find anything on the plight of Kashmiri Pandits. He had started a tradition of candle vigil since at Indo-Pak Wagah Border during midnight of August for India-Pakistan Peace through celebration of Independence Day and remembering people of both sides. Devendra Srivastava rated it liked it Aug 22, Their initial idealism begins to diminish within a few years of service and they gradually become part of the furniture.


The more I read this biography the more I was convinced about the unwarranted power of the Lutyens journalists. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Kuldip Nayar. Retrieved 13 January He claims that PVN had sat down for a puja at his house when fundamentalists began demolishing Babri Masjid and he got up from the puja only after it was completely demolished.

And i do agree with him when he says “Optimism is a moral responsibility”. He draws too much of a picture of history ,which might bore the reader but nevertheless is somehow important for his narrative. Libin Jacob rated it it was ok Oct 22, Nayar died in Delhi at Aug 24, Srinidhi Ng rated it liked it.

See all 15 reviews. This book is a must read for anyone who is curious about the factors that shaped India’s political scenario from the time of independence to the present day. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands.

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Nayar is the author of at least 15 books: Still, with all its faults, BTL serves the purpose of offering an inside perspective on some of the most tumultous years in Indian history.

Views Read Edit View history. Having watched the political drama in very close quarters he comes out with many nuggets hitherto unknown. The book seems more bwyond a newspaper report the author is a newsman after all.

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To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Product details Paperback Publisher: 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 Hindi as principal language all nxyar the Nation.


He is known for his vision of a new South Asia, in which Pakistan and India would be on friendly terms. But then that’s 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!

Lists with This Book. Deserved to have been edited better. Retrieved 25 August A very good resource for anyone interested in the history of India of the first thirty years post independence.

He presents, Yasin Malik, the hard-line Hurriyat separatist who is responsible for the death of hundreds of Kashmiri Pandits, nayra a mild mannered, Gan This a a no nonsense account of events in Mr. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. PrabhaSakshi Online News Portal.

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To me, the best part was the Annexures. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Mosam Shah rated it really liked it Jul 02,