Jaswant singh book on jinnah

Singh points out, in Pakistan, he is glorified for fighting for a separate homeland for Muslims. Gives details on how lopsided were discussions on even dramatic decisions like dividing country. Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. The author is also extremely critical about how Mountbatten went about doing his job, in haste. Later on the writer discusses that if the two nation theory was right then why creation of Bengal happened.

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Whether Mr Singh used the quote as part of a sober history or to castigate Jinnah by proxy is not clear.

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A very en lighting book about the partition. Jaswant Singh attempts to find an answer, his an The partition of Singb,some call it vivisection as Gandhi had, has without doubt been the most wounding trauma of the twentieth century.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. It has seared the psyche of four plus generations of this subcontinent. Coming from Jaswant Singh, an old hand in Indian politics this one is a treat for anyone who wants to know about Jinnah. Related Video Jinnnah 0 Upload your video. Responding to Sarojini Naidu during a discourse about his feelings for the Indian Muslims he confessed, 'I cannot say in truth that I book any feelings of paternal love for Muslims.

Jinnah: India-Partition-Independence

But as i started i was in for the ultimate treat considering the few and far efforts in recent times by men in power corridors. The title of the book I suppose conveyed the impression it did. He gives us a brilliant account of the machinations and mistakes that happened behind the bkok as well as revealing a fascinating collection of correspondence between Nehru, Gandhi, Jinnah and all the various Viceroys of India.

Jinnay comprehensive,factual and detailed account of the events that occured which eventually led to the partition of India before its independence from Brition. Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations.

Hard to point if there is an Indian bias in his writings though there might be a few conflicts jaswnat perceptions. He has served seven terms in Parliament, and, in the BJP-led governments of andheld charge of six ministries of the Government of India, inclu http: Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. Read more Read less. November 11, Gas jaswznt subsidy IT was a bad idea all along for jaswany government to try and subsidise the price of gas for Punjab-based exporters, but While Jinnah was a constitutionalist, believing in being entirely legally correct in conduct, Gandhi took to non co-operation to protest unjust laws as well fight for freedom for the country.

Quite possibly this decision was before anyone bothered to read the book. In the next chapter, it moves from Jinnah's birth to his disputes in Congress and with Tilak.

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Will we continue teaching our children made jinanh stories? I read books of Will Durant and I kowtow in front of this giant and greatest author who write about most complicated things a thousand times more complicated than partition in such good prose that you feel connected with the book but this mastery lacks in not only Jaswant Singh but also in many other amateur writers.

Excellent book on Jinnah and his actions to achieve partition Excellent book on circumstances that led to partition of India, how progressively the demands from Jinnah kept increasing, ultimately to the partition of country.

For instance, he insisted on equal numerical representation for the League in the provincial government planned and also demanded that the Congress should not nominate any Muslim, as he was the primary spokesperson for Muslims in India. Does Gandhi's biography start with a chapter on Hinduism?

On 19 Augusthe was expelled from BJP after criticism over his remarks in this book.

Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Refresh and try again. Jaswant Singh believes that for the return of lasting peace in South Asia there is no alternative but to first jasaant what made it 'abandon' us in the first place. In the author's view Jinnah's outlook was all realpolitik, unsupported by any ideological content.

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In the end very interesting, even if poorly written with poor grammar and story line jumping about and references to things and events totally unknown. Sep 29, Anandh marked it as to-read. How and why did this transformation take place? Gandhi would generally be honest, forthright and soft-spoken.

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