HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERS INDIA
|Number of Pages||224 Pages|
|Dimensions (Cms)||21.5 x 2 x 14.4|
In the past decade, India has witnessed the rise of street protests. It began in 2011, with the India Against Corruption campaign; in 2012, youngsters took to the streets again after the Nirbhaya gangrape case. In 2016 and 2018, people came out in huge numbers to condemn caste-based atrocities and mob violence. Most recent has been the agitation against the implementation of Citizenship Amendment Act. The speeches, lectures and letters in Inquilab: A Decade of Protest captures the most important events and issues of the past ten years. With a foreword by Swara Bhaskar, the book features India's most powerful voices of dissent. Contributors include Anna Hazare, Kavita Krishnan, Nayantara Sahgal,, Rana Ayyub, Rohith Vemula, Kanhaiya Kumar, Romila Thapar, P. Sainath, Mahua Moitra, Majid Maqbool, Chandra Shekhar Aazad, Nabiya Khan, and Ramachandra Guha.