'India Since Independence' gives a succinct analysis of the various obstacles and challenges India had to face and overcome in her past, and her proudest and most successful moments in the century until independence.
The book narrates how the Constitution was drafted, and the development of economic and political agenda heavily influenced by Nehru. It also provides an insight into the fundamentals of foreign policies and an in-depth analysis of the different reforms in the Indian economy since 1991. The author scrutinizes various aspects like the problems in Punjab, the predominant practices of untouchability, and party politics in the Centre and states.
Dr. Bipan Chandra is a renowned Indian historian and author. He has authored Communalism: A Primer, Ideology, and Politics in Modern India, Communalism in Modern India, Freedom Struggle, and Indian National Movement: The Long-Term Dynamics. Born in Kangra Valley, Chandra completed his education from Stanford University in California and the University of Delhi. He dedicated several years of his life to teaching and was appointed Sectional President of the Indian History Congress. Chandra is considered to be one of the foremost scholars on Mahatma Gandhi, he is also adept in the economic and political history of modern India.
Mridula Mukherjee is an Indian author and Professor. She has authored Peasants in India's Non-Violent Revolution and Colonializing Agriculture. Mukherjee is currently the Professor of Modern Indian History at the Centre for Historical Studies and is also the Director of Nehru Memorial Museum and Library. Her areas of interest are in peasant movements, agrarian history, and the national movement.
Aditya Mukherjee is an author and Professor at St. Stephens college in Delhi. He also serves as the Director of the Jawaharlal Nehru Institute of Advanced Study at JNU, and his interests lie in capitalist development and modern business history.
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