ISBN 9780071078412,Memoirs of a Professor and Parliamentarian : Rajiv Gandhi Years and Beyond

Memoirs of a Professor and Parliamentarian : Rajiv Gandhi Years and Beyond



Tata McGraw - Hill Education

Publication Year 2012

ISBN 9780071078412

ISBN-10 007107841X

Hard Back

Number of Pages 208 Pages
Language (English)

General & world history

The memoir provides a vivid account of politics as seen from the inner sanctum of the Congress party during the Rajiv Gandhi Years. It also goes beyond to capture the personal and professional growth of Prof. Thakur - as an academician in India and North America, as well as a politician and a family man. TABLE OF CONTENTS 1. Early Schooling 2. College Days 3. Days at the Delhi School of Economics 4. My First Job - Back to Bihar 5. My Next Assignment - Researcher in Delhi 6. To Foreign Shores 7. Back to India 8. A Sabbatical Assignment 9. Holidays with My Wife and Children 10. Canada Again 11. I Return Home 12. Experiences at the Administrative College Staff, National Labor Institute and Delhi University 13. In Japan with the ILO 14. My Growth as an International Scholar 15. Rajiv Gandhi Years 16. In Parliament 17. A Visit to the British Parliament and Beyond 18. Back to India After a European Sojourn 19. Years Beyond Rajiv Gandhi 20. Liberalisation and the Indian Economy 21. I Speak at the United Nations General Assembly 22. Dean at Delhi University 23. New Beginnings Old Memories 24. Visit to South America and Beyond 25. Sanjay, My First Born 26. A Visit to Cape Town 27. A Pilgrimage to Johannesburg 28. We Return Via Dubai 29. Another Tragedy