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India : The Siege Within

M J Akbar

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India: The Siege Within succeeds in explaining the resilient achievements of India's secular democracy as well as its vulnerability and failures. M.J. Akbar discusses the origins and nature of the strains on Indian unity which have deep roots in history. Taking 1947 as his springboard, he provides a full historical, political and cultural survey... of the main pressure points, and brings his analysis up to date to include the removal of Farooq Abdullah in Kashmir, an account of his meeting with Bhindranwale, the army operation at the Golden Temple, the assassination of Mrs Indira Gandhi, and their implications for the future. Rising fundamentalism, separatism, the consequences of Partition, unease in Kashmir on every side it seems that India's democratic unity is continually at risk.

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Author

  • M J Akbar is a renowned journalist and national spokesperson for the BJP. He has authored many books and is a known political columnist in newspapers and magazines. He is a senior fellow at The Brookings Institution, Washington. His work is internationally acclaimed as well, for being focussed on issues concerning India’s relations with the world and the diversity within its boundaries

ISBN
9788174362681
Binding
Paperback
Page Extent
432
Weight (kg)
0.3
Height (in)
8.5
Width (in)
5.5
Subject
History
Published Date
15/09/17
Publisher
Roli Books

Author

  • M J Akbar is a renowned journalist and national spokesperson for the BJP. He has authored many books and is a known political columnist in newspapers and magazines. He is a senior fellow at The Brookings Institution, Washington. His work is internationally acclaimed as well, for being focussed on issues concerning India’s relations with the world and the diversity within its boundaries

ISBN
9788174362681
Binding
Paperback
Page Extent
432
Weight (kg)
0.3
Height (in)
8.5
Width (in)
5.5
Subject
History
Published Date
15/09/17
Publisher
Roli Books
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Author

  • M J Akbar is a renowned journalist and national spokesperson for the BJP. He has authored many books and is a known political columnist in newspapers and magazines. He is a senior fellow at The Brookings Institution, Washington. His work is internationally acclaimed as well, for being focussed on issues concerning India’s relations with the world and the diversity within its boundaries

ISBN
9788174362681
Binding
Paperback
Page Extent
432
Weight (kg)
0.3
Height (in)
8.5
Width (in)
5.5
Subject
History
Published Date
15/09/17
Publisher
Roli Books

Author

  • M J Akbar is a renowned journalist and national spokesperson for the BJP. He has authored many books and is a known political columnist in newspapers and magazines. He is a senior fellow at The Brookings Institution, Washington. His work is internationally acclaimed as well, for being focussed on issues concerning India’s relations with the world and the diversity within its boundaries

ISBN
9788174362681
Binding
Paperback
Page Extent
432
Weight (kg)
0.3
Height (in)
8.5
Width (in)
5.5
Subject
History
Published Date
15/09/17
Publisher
Roli Books