ISBN 9789350291672,Poribortan: An Election Diary

Poribortan: An Election Diary



Harpercollins India Publishers Ltd.

Publication Year 2011

ISBN 9789350291672

ISBN-10 9350291673


Number of Pages 208 Pages
Language (English)

Travel Guides

A first-hand account of the epoch-making elections in West Bengal in 2011 Earlier in 2011, dramatic state elections saw the end of thirty-four years of rule by the Left Front in West Bengal. The Battle for Bengal and the triumph of Mamata Banerjee were mapped by Ruchir Joshi in a series of incisive and hilarious 'diaries'. In Poribortan, Joshi stitches together those vivid articles within a larger narrative of the historic poll Battle. About the Author Ruchir Joshi is a Kolkata-based film-maker and writer. He is the author of The Last Jet- Engine Laugh and the editor of Electric Feather, a compilation of contemporary Indian erotica.