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To The Brink And Back
To The Brink And Back
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Author : Jairam Ramesh
Publisher : Rupa Publication
ISBN# : 9788129137807
Pages : 216
Price :INR 395
Offer Price:INR 352
Book Description
1991 was India's Greece moment'. It faced an unprecedented financial crisis aginst the backdrop of political uncertainty and crumbling investor confidence. On 21 June 1991, P.V. Narasimha Rao beacme prime minister and appointed Dr Manmohan Singh as finance minister. In less than thirty-five days, the Rao-Singh due ushered in momentous changes in economic policy-those that transformed the country. To the brink and back is the first account of the weeks of fast-paced change, narrated by an insider-a key aide of the prime minister, uniquely positioned both to participate and observe. It carries briks accounts of the early days of survival; the compulsions and convictions that propelled a paradigm shift in India's economic policy;and the ups and downs, twists and turns in the saga of fiscal reform. Along with the another's astute insights, the book holds key documents and notes, placed for the first time in the public domain; the peronal papers of Narasimha Rao; private conversations with Manmohan Singh; Parliament proceedings; and the minutes of seminal Congress meetings. Coming as it dose on the eve of the silver jubilee of India's economic liberalization, To the Briak and Back will appeal not only to those interested in political history but also to those interested in political history but also to readers who with to know how countries can be led from the brink to a radically new economic future.
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