ISBN 9788129109149,Subhas: A Political Biography

Subhas: A Political Biography


Sitanshu Das


Rupa & Co



Rupa & Co

Publication Year 2006

ISBN 9788129109149

ISBN-10 812910914X


Number of Pages 648 Pages
Language (English)

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Subhas Chandra Bose is one of India's most controversial leaders. He was one of the few Indian leaders to attempt to win freedom by force, and was a constant thorn in the side of the British, as well as Mahatma Gandhi. A revolutionary in every sense of the word, Bose spent his life haunted by a call of duty and would meet his death in attempting to answer that call in his own indomitable way. Subhas: A Political Biography explores the ideology and politics of a passionate intellect who sacrificed everything in his effort to win freedom for his country at any cost. Sitanshu Das was educated at Allahabad and Calcutta universities, as well as the London School of Economics. He is an eminent journalist who has been the editor of the Indian Express group, The Tributes Trust, Patriot and Link. He currently works with The Times of India where he has held senior domestic and foreign staff positions. He was a professor of journalism at the Indian Institute of Mass Communication and a member of the court of Banaras Hindu University. Abroad, he worked as a columnist for the Indian Express group, and was a member of the editorial board of the Fabian Society. He was a member of the Royal Institute of International Affairs (Chatham House) and the International Institute for Strategic Studies, London, as well as a member of the BBC programme advisory committee. He was also a regular broadcaster on various networks. About the Author Sitanshu Das has been editor in the Indian Express Group of newspapers, The Tribune Trust, Patriot and Link. He was professor of journalism at the Indian Institute of Mass Communication. He was a regular broadcaster on the British and other foreign TV/Radio networks. Educated at the universities of Allahabad and Calcutta, he also read Transport Economics at the London School of Economics.