ISBN 9788129102355,Profiles And Letters

Profiles And Letters


Rupa & Co



Rupa & Co

Publication Year 2008

ISBN 9788129102355

ISBN-10 8129102358


Number of Pages 296 Pages
Language (English)


From a very young age, politician and diplomat K. Natwar Singh was privileged to come into contact with world-renowned personalities. Indira Gandhi, R.K. Narayan, Han Suyin, E.M. Forster and Nargis Dutt are among those who figure in this volume which includes correspondence that reveals remarkable insights into the minds of some of the most enigmatic people of the 20th century, one of whom is most certainly the author himself. About the Author K. Natwar Singh was born in 1931. He was educated at Mayo College, Ajmer; Scindia School, Gwalior; St. Stephen's College Delhi; and Corpus Christi College, Cambridge. He joined the I.F.S. in 1953 and served in Beijing, New York, Warsaw, London and Lusaka. He was the ambassador to Pakistan between 1980 and 1982, the secretary general of the 7th Non-Aligned Summit in 1983, a member of the 8th and 12th Lok Sabha, Union Minister (1984-49) and a member of the Rajya Sabha. He has also been part of the Congress Working Committee, vice-chairman of the Indira Gandhi Memorial Fund, president of the All India Lawn Tennis Association (1988-92) and president of the Delhi Gymkhana Club (1984-85). He was awarded the Padma Bhushan in 1984.