Myths & Realities of Security & Public Affairs

Myths & Realities of Security & Public Affairs


Arvindar Singh





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This volume contains an anthology of writings over the last ten years of Arvindar Singh - a well known scribe in the journalistic circles of Uttarakhand and Delhi. The author has meticulously dealt with the topics he chose to work on and produced writings which are of excellent stimulant value to a fertile mind and anyone who wants to know the twists and turns in the contemporary history of the modern Indian State. Here one finds pieces on individuals as diverse as Surjit Singh Barnala, Field Marshal Sam Manekshaw, Jaiprakash Narayan, Morarji Desai and Nani Palkhivala-all described in a matter befitting a work of this nature. The author does not fail to pull his punches while dealing with themes like the controversial Siachen Glacier, a historical analysis of the Indo-China dispute, and various personal narratives that will undoubtedly appeal to the discerning reader. Various historical personalities are dealt with at a one-to-one level. The characteristics of Morarji Desai, known for his forthright views, the humility of Nani Palkhivala, and the �land of Sam Manekshaw, a born charmer, to mention a few. The writer has also reviewed many books critically, and his specialisations have been defence affairs and politics affecting the sub-continent, among an assortment of subjects.

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