Notes On The Great Indian Circus
Non-Fiction

Notes On The Great Indian Circus

Overview

Khushwant Singh, India S Most Widely-Read Columnist, Has Been A Keen Observer Of Life In India Its Politics, Economics, Religion, Habits, Customs, Events And Personalities. Notes On The Great Indian Circus Is A Chronicle Of The State Of The Nation As It Was And As It Is, And The Way It Is Going To Be. It Also Reflects The Indian Psyche The Way We Are. This Selection Brings Together The Best Of Khushwant Singh S Articles From A Wide Variety Of Magazines And Newspapers, And Documents His Inimitable Perceptions On Parliament, Filmstar Mps, Censorship And Communalism. Containing Pieces On Subjects Ranging From Kentucky Fried Chicken To The Kumbh Mela, The Golden Temple To The Assassination Of Rajiv Gandhi, Osho To Bhindranwale, And Pornography To Family Planning, This Is An Insightful, Candid And Provocative Collection.

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Khushwant Singh
Khushwant Singh
Khushwant Singh was India's best-known writer and columnist. He was founder-editor of Yojana and editor of the Illustrated Weekly of India, the National Herald and Hindustan Times. He is the author of classics such as Train to Pakistan, I shall Not Hear the Nightingale (retitled as The Lost Victory) and Delhi. His non-fiction includes the classic two-volume A History of the Sikhs, a number of translations and works on Sikh religion and culture, Delhi, nature, current affairs and Urdu poetry. In 2007, he was awarded the Padma Vibhushan. Among the other awards he has received are the Punjab Ratan, the Sulabh International award for the most honest Indian of the year, and honorary doctorates from several universities. He passed away in 2014 at the age of ninety-nine.
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