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The speciality of 151 Essays is that it contains a vocabulary card after every essay, consisting of the meanings of difficult sentences and words, explainable at a glance. The book also contains a section on important quotations that can help the student in writing better essays.
It is a collection of 196 essays that have been classified into categories like national issues, current affairs, international issues, historical and political events, renowned people and freedom fighters, and proverbial and idiomatic essays.
The essays incorporate the latest figures and facts on the various topics covered. The book is also quite comprehensive, covering almost all topics that can be asked in competitive exams. The essays are also quite organised, informative, original and systematically and elegantly presented. The book can also be used to answer descriptive questions related to general knowledge asked in general studies papers in competitive exams. The essays also use quite simple and easily understandable language.
The book can be referred by examinees of States Public Service Examinations, UPSC Civil Service Examinations and other competitive examinations.
Some of the important issues covered through the essays are AIDS, Brain Drain to Brain Gain, Currency Rise and Fall, Child Labor, Death Sentence For Rapists, Problems Faced By Working Women, Dangers of Human Cloning, Politics Without Ethics, Euthanasia, Human Rights Violation, Vulgarity and Violence In Movies, Ragging, Role Of Newspaper, Panchayati Raj, Employees Rights to Strike, Drug Addiction, Role Of Visual Media, Cities On The Verge Of Collapse, Wildlife Protection, Exploring Mars: The Red Planet, Internet, Adulteration, Reservation Policy, Science vs Religion, Female Foeticide, Coalition Government, Dowry, Gender Inequalities, Tourism, Transparency In Public Administration, and Honour Killing.
The book includes topics on renowned people and freedom fighters like Mother Teresa, Bhagat Singh, Dr B. R. Ambedkar, Subhash Chandra Bose, Saina Nehwal, Dr C. V. Raman, Ashfaqulla Khan and many others. Political events like the 1857 Mutiny, Gandhiji's role in the national movement, and Quit India Movement are also some of the topics present in the book. The book has literary quotes and quotations from politics and general use.About S. C. Gupta
Other books by the author are General English For All Competitive Examinations, Comprehensive English Grammar & Composition and A Handbook For Letter Writing.