FURROWS IN A FIELD: The Untold Story Of H.D. Deve Gowda

Save 15%
SKU: 9780670093434

Price:
Rs. 594 Rs. 699
Add to Wishlist

Description

  • RELEASE DATE : NOVEMBER 2021
  • Author:Sugata Srinivasaraju
  • Pub: November 2021
  • ISBN: 9780670093434
  • Price: Rs. 699/-
  • Category: Non-Fiction/Biography
  • Binding: Hardback
  • Extent: 304

ABOUT THE BOOK

H.D. Deve Gowda has been in public life for nearly seven decades. He
started at the very bottom, as a member of the Holenarasipur Taluk
Development Board and reached the very top as India's eleventh prime
minister, in 1996. Even twenty-five years after he stepped down as prime
minister, he has remained relevant in Indian politics. Despite this long,
arduous yet fascinating journey that began in a poor peasant household in
the plains of Hassan, there has been no comprehensive assessment of his
life and work. This biography endeavours to fill the gap. The book's narrative
is instructed by Gowda's rich parliamentary record, archival material and
interviews conducted with people associated with him at various stages of
his life. The layered narrative is further nuanced by Gowda's own voice,
gargantuan memory, a close reading of the time when he made history and
the currents of destiny that preceded it. Although Gowda has spent most of
his years in Karnataka and has become a symbol of the federal idea, this
book argues that the diverse national imagination and sincerity that he
deployed as prime minister had magically lit up different corners of India.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Sugata Srinivasaraju is a bilingual journalist, author and columnist. He has
editorially led behemoth regional-language print, television and digital news
organizations in the last decade. Sugata's books include Keeping Faith with
the Mother Tongue: The Anxieties of a Local Culture (2008), Pickles from Home:
The Worlds of a Bilingual (2012), and in Kannada, Kittale, Nerale, Perale:
Avasarakke Yetukida Maatu Baraha (2016).

Customer Reviews

No reviews yet
0%
(0)
0%
(0)
0%
(0)
0%
(0)
0%
(0)

You may also like

Recently viewed by You