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District diary
District diary
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Author : Jaswant Singh
Publisher : Macmillan Publishers India
ISBN# : 9780333936436
Pages : 132
Price :INR 225
Offer Price:INR 200
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Book Description

This is a collection of articles, originally written by Jaswant Singh for District Dairy, a column that appeared in The Indian Express in the 1980s. Arun Shourie, then Editor of the paper, wanted to give the district a voice, for it is that unit of society in which the spirit of rural India lives.

About The Author:

Jaswant Singh - A prominent figure in Indias public life and the current Minister of Finance.

Table Of Contents:

District to Delhi • Gordhans Daughter • Politics of Self-Interest • A Gathering • An Old Soldier on Sri Lanka • The Missed Bus • New Beginnings • The Village Fair • Without Water or Wood • Pomp and Poverty • The Rot is Too Deep • The Village View of Bofors • Criminal Medicine • Petty Crimes • Nathi Bai – A Widows Life • Tourism Troubles • Vishwakarmas Disciple • The Smuggler-Hero • Election Overtures • Unsung Heroines • A Condolence Gathering • Loosening Bonds • A Panchayati • Elections in the Village • Delhi to District


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