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Journalist-analyst Shankkar Aiyar scooped the news of India pledging its gold reserves to the Bank of England during its worst economic crisis since. Accidental India: A History of the Nation’s Passage through Crisis and Change by Shankkar Aiyar from Only Genuine Products. 30 Day. I read Accidental India last year. I enjoyed it since it visited parts of Indian history, linking it to the present. A narrative that can be done over and over again, to be.

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Accidental India provides a very good illustration into how India has shaped up to what is today. Would you like to tell us about a lower price?

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No this is not just right wing propaganda but a very honest look at the progress in the last 70 years with ample prelude before independence too. Probably current economic and political can be better understood after reading this book. An exceptional review of India and how we got here Though it is the first time I read Mr. As a columnist Aiyar specialises in the interface between politics and economics.


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Accidental India: A History of The Nation’s Passage Through Crisis and Change

The book also covers a very interesting story about the Green Revolution that took place in the s. That India has acted sahnkkar only under the shadow of crisis is the theme of Accidental India.

His scoop on India pledging its gold reserves drew international attention to the crisis in the economy which consequently compelled liberalization. He comes up with pretty fascinating observations.

Jan 11, Shaankkar rated it really liked it Shelves: He majored in economics from Bombay University and has been a Wolfson Chevening Fellow at Cambridge University where he studied the lifecycles of emerging economies. A wonderful commentary on India’s political economic history through post Independent India.

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The specific events covered in this book offer good rough overview on Indian politics over time. Nov 10, Raghubansh Mani rated it liked it. Trivia About Accidental India Nov 21, Pradeep Nair rated it it was amazing. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Should you read this book? May 16, Swet added it. May 24, Rohan Garg rated it really liked it. It left me a little uncomfortable. Read it to know what India went through and how the path to hell can be paved with good intentions.


The Hidden Business of Democracy in India. Your email address will not be published and required fields are marked. His writing style immediately caught my attention. Share your thoughts with other customers.

He passed away last year. He lists out various examples to prove his point. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we’ll send you a link to download indiz free Kindle App. Awsome book in terms of imformation and facts. Our Moon Has Blood Clots: Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer – no Kindle device required.

Read it to know what India went through and how the path to hell can be paved accidentsl good intentions. Tanisha rated it it was amazing Dec 20,