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By Bipan Chandra

an intensive and incisive advent to modern India the tale of the forging of India, the world's biggest democracy, is a wealthy and encouraging one. This quantity, a sequel to the best-selling India's fight for Independence, analyses the demanding situations India has confronted and the successes it has completed, within the mild of its colonial legacy and century-long fight for freedom. The publication describes how the structure was once framed, as additionally how the Nehruvian political and monetary schedule and fundamentals of overseas coverage have been advanced and built. It dwells at the consolidation of the kingdom, interpreting contentious concerns like celebration politics within the Centre and the states, the Punjab challenge, and anti-caste politics and untouchability. This revised version bargains a scathing research of the expansion of communalism in India and using nation energy in furthering its reason. It additionally files the autumn of the nationwide Democratic Alliance within the 2004 basic Elections, the United innovative Alliance's next upward push to energy and the Indo-US Nuclear Deal that served to resolve the political consensus on the centre. except distinct analyses of Indian monetary reforms given that 1991 and wide-ranging land reforms and the golf green Revolution, this new version contains an outline of the Indian economic climate within the new millennium. those, in addition to aim tests of Jawaharlal Nehru, Indira Gandhi, Jayaprakash Narayan, Lal Bahadur Shastri, Rajiv Gandhi, Vishwanath Pratap Singh, Atal Bihari Vajpayee and Manmohan Singh, represent a outstanding assessment of a state at the move.

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