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Revolution 2020 (Hindi) is a story based in Varanasi concerning the themes of love, ambition and corruption.
Summary Of The Book
Revolution 2020 (Hindi) is a satire on the education system in the country and revolves around the life of a young boy called Gopal and two of his friends, Aarti and Raghav. The story also covers most classes of the Indian society since Gopal comes from a poor setting, Raghav from a middle class family, and Arti from a high class political background. The story is based on how the three friends set out to achieve their respective ambitions in life and how it all ultimately turns out.
Gopal fails consistently in securing an admission into one of the premier institutes for engineering in the country and ultimately gives it up, while Raghav secures an admission into IT BHU even though all he wants to do is be a journalist and bring about change. While Gopal prepares for his exams, the love of his life, Aarti and his friend, Raghav become romantically involved.
The book traces the fate of the friends as they struggle to gain a footing in the world and try to achieve what they think is the best for themselves. Revolution 2020 (Hindi) is the Hindi translation of an English novel by the same title authored by Chetan Bhagat and was published in 2011.
About Chetan Bhagat
Chetan Bhagat is a famous Indian novelist and author. Bhagat has written several books including Five Point Someone, his debut novel, and a non-fiction work called What Young India Wants. Other books by him include 2 States, The 3 Mistakes Of My Life, and One Night @ The Call Center.
Chetan Bhagat was born and brought up in New Delhi in a middle class family. He went to Army Public School and later went on to do Mechanical Engineering at IIT Delhi. He worked as an investment banker for quite a few years in Hong Kong and later returned to India to pursue writing. Three of his books Five Point Someone, One Night @ The Call Center and The 3 Mistakes Of My Life have been adapted to movies. He was presented with the Society Young Achiever’s Award, and was listed on Time Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People of 2010. He writes columns for Dainik Bhaskar and The Times Of India. He currently lives in Mumbai with his wife and children.