Author: C P Thakur
Devendra P Sharma/
Publisher: UBS Publishers
ISBN/UPC (if available): 8174762507
This book presents a record of 'history in the making', with new revelations made by distinguished personalities in interviews with the authors.
This timely book unravels the dramatic developments which catapulted the BJP to power at the Center in March 1998, and captures the drama and suspense which marked the fall of the Vajpayee Government in April 1999.
Beginning with the origin of the BJP, the contents mode on to trace the rise of this party over the years. The focus then shifts to how the BJP consolidated its position in 1990s and how, with the support of other political parties, it managed to conquer the New Delhi 'throne'.
Nuclear tests at Pokhran in May 1998 is highlighted with an analysis of the repercussions. The narrative sums up the fast paced events which took place during the Vajpayee era.