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The Man Who Saved India

by Hindol Sengupta

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Sardar Vallabhai Patel saved India. He illuminated Indian politics with pragmatic and sensible ideas of nation-building at a time when his contemporaries were unable or unwilling to shed the romantic lens. The very shape of India that we recognize today was stitched together by Patel, the Iron Man of India. The Man Who Saved India unravels the personality of one of the greatest men in Indian contemporary history.

    BOOK, 304 pages
    Published 31-08-2018
  • Original Title : The Man Who Saved India
  • Genre : Literary Collections
  • ISBN : 9353052009 (ISBN13: 9789353052003)
  • Language : en
  • User assigned genres : Political Analysis, Colonial History


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manish pandey rated it
December 16, 2018
Worshipping false Gods is what we are doing yet, It's high time the truth be told, lies which were maquraded as history must go. I knew so little about the man without whome we would not have existed, without whome many of that time would have proven right that India will not survive. It Reminds me of what curchil said about us And how Patel turned that perception as well as reality upside down. The myth of Mahatma, Nehru and socialists is bitter truth to read. The man who stood like the Himalaya Protecting nation from within from outside and ... more
Abhinav Agarwal rated it
September 19, 2018
A much-needed work on the most important man for independent India. The book is a meticulously researched, and extensively footnoted work that conclusively busts many myths propagated by many over the years. It also sheds light on the fractious and yet fruitful relationship between the triumvirate of Mahatma Gandhi, Sardar Patel, and Pandit Nehru.


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