Author: M S Patwardhan
Publisher: Popular Prakashan
ISBN/UPC (if available): 8171545181
This book provides a new perspective on Indian society and polity in the rapidly changing international and local environment.
India has been a democratic polity for more than five decades since its independence. During this period Indian society has changed unrecognizably in almost every walk of life. It will be appropriate to stand back and look at these changes in Indian society and polity objectively and without bias in order to face the new challenges and opportunities as a part of a reappraisal of India's social and political priorities. It will be opportune to examine attitudes, inconsistencies and prejudices as they have developed over the years and which form part of India's social and political history.
The author has brought to bear on this subject his wide ranging and rich experience coupled with his study of social issues and concerns over the years in India and broad. Chapters like:
World owes India a living / What the stars cannot foretell/ Double-think, Double speak and Double deal / and , A Green Card make a very interesting reading.