ISBN 9789350292150,Anna: 13 Days That Shook India

Anna: 13 Days That Shook India



Harpercollins India Publishers Ltd.

Publication Year 2012

ISBN 9789350292150

ISBN-10 9350292157


Number of Pages 256 Pages
Language (English)

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Anna Hazare?s fast unto death, demanding the implementation of a strong Lokpal Bill, was a watershed moment in post-independence India. Coming soon after a slew of corruption expos?s, the movement galvanised an increasingly disenchanted middle class like nothing had in decades. Well-known Hindi journalist Ashutosh weaves together the story of the thirteen days in 2011 that changed India. He had a ringside view of the developments, stationed as he was at the Ramlila grounds in New Delhi, the venue of the fast, and had Intimate access to the two warring parties: the Congress government at the Centre and Team Anna. Ashutosh evokes the Jayaprakash Narayan movement and Gandhi?s satyagraha, and mines the history of India?s post-independence politics to understand the phenomenon that is Anna Hazare. About the Author Ashutosh is one of Hindi journalism?s best-known faces. He started his career with Aaj Tak and is currently managing editor at IBN 7.