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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Nayar’s autobiography is entitled Beyond the Lines.

He is known for his vision of a new South Asia, in which Pakistan and India would be on friendly terms. Apart from presentation of facts, he naya also reflected upon those events and presented his opinions, majority of them being objective, and some being subjective which might not go down well with fundamentalistsnevertheless insightful, because he had witnessed them first hand and his opinions are in the context of prevailing conditions.

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A relevant book not only for people living in India, but on other side of divide too. There are specially two chapters from the book which are congizable in my opinion. Beyind, with all its faults, BTL serves the purpose of offering an inside perspective on some of the most tumultous years in Indian history. Mr Kuldeep Nayar’s epic book kulrip immensely readable due to the multitudes of anecdotes he shares of famous people Nehru, Shastri, Indira, Vajpayee, Gujral, Ayub Khan, Bhutto, Muzib all in first hand accounts.


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For example, although he was arrested during emergency for 3 months without reasonjailed in a dirty prison, and had bashed Indira in his weekly articles, he felt that the nation would have become much stronger, had the emergency lasted for another year or two. A very good resource for anyone interested in the history of India of the first thirty years post independence. Thanks for telling us about the problem. 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.

In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Please try again later. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Archived from the original on 29 May We see through the legendary journalist Kuldip Nayar the history of South Asia panning in veritable derail.

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Customers who viewed this item also viewed. Get to Know Us. Kuldip Nayar had never spared tne in the past. Not sure why the publishers have called this an autobiography – memoir would have been a better description. The post-Indira part suffers from a lack of detail, perhaps indicating that the author may no more have been close to the center of power in New Delhi.


Having watched the political drama in very close quarters he comes out with many nuggets kulldip unknown. The part on the major migration that was witnessed during independence is quite overwhelming.

Second chapter is about the Notorious and humiliating defeat of our nation in Indo- Sino war of He was also nominated as a member of the Upper House of the Indian Parliament in Overall a good read.

Hhe from and sold by CNA Bookstore. The Indian Journal of Constitutional Law. Books by Kuldip Nayar. Nayar is the author of at least 15 books: His detailed account of accompanying Shastri to Tashkent sheds more light on events which have not been disclosed by the Govt. Jul 21, Indian rated it liked it.

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A fairly comprehensive coverage of Indian politics across 5 decades To ask other readers questions about Beyond the Linesplease sign up.