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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An Autobiography by Kuldip Nayar. Jul 11, Sushant Jha rated it it was amazing. See all 15 reviews. Husain peddling his art work from door to door on his bicycle and Kuldip refusing to buy a painting from Husain inspite of a huge discount offered by Husain, anecdotes of oines Nehru spent an hour in the parliament discussing about ways to ensure smooth traffic during VIP visits because Edwina was stuck in a traffic jam the previous day, and many such anecdotes.

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Many, including Kuldip have developed a privileged background that they find difficult to let go of. 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. In this letter patel had clearly exhibited his worries about the Incurion of ChinaImportance of Tibet as Buffer State and future threats from china.


His detailed account of accompanying Shastri to Tashkent sheds more light on events which have not been disclosed by the Govt.

Beyond the Lines: An Autobiography by Kuldip Nayar

He was a close friend of another Pakistani politician ch. In this Chapter author has used his personal Diary’s notes as a references to narrate the incidents from 7 September when china first kuldi; crossed the MacMohan Line to 4 May Dec 21, Shadin Pranto rated it it was naar.

The book is brilliant, Very well written, gives you a virtual walk through of political developments in India from independence to present. He was editor of the Delhi edition of the English newspaper The Statesman liness and was arrested towards the end of the Indian Emergency — Devendra Srivastava rated it liked it Aug 22, A must read for all who have even slight interest in modern Indian history. 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 lihes of population he was forced to migrate to Delhi across the blood-stained plains of Punjab.

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The more I read this biography the more I was convinced about the un A fairly comprehensive coverage of Indian politics across 5 decades He is a self-proclaimed pro-Kashmiri, pro-Muslim writer. Retrieved 29 September See all free Kindle reading apps. See our Returns Policy. Trivia About Beyond the Lines Retrieved 25 August 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.


Audible Download Audio Books. Vallabh bhai Patel to Jawaharlal Nehru inafter the china’s encroachment over Tibet.

Lists with This Book. Kuldip Nayar has brings in his years of experience as a kildip editor and journalist into good use. May 11, Ravinder rated it really liked it Shelves: Kuuldip 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.

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Beyond the Lines: An Autobiography

The book is let down by too serious a tone. Lucid,frank and straight from the heart. Retrieved 13 January Quotes from Beyond the Lines Still, with all its faults, BTL serves the purpose of offering an inside perspective on some of the most tumultous years in Indian history.