IMPORTANT DAYS, BOOKS & AUTHORS
The book “Leaders, Politicians, Citizens: Fifty Figures Who Influenced India’s Politics” was published by Hachette India.
The book was authored by author-journalist Rasheed Kidwai and compiles stories of 50 personalities who influenced India’s political landscape. Teji Bachchan, Phoolan Devi, Indira Gandhi, Rajiv Gandhi, Jayalalithaa, APJ Abdul Kalam, and Karunanidhi were among the 50 personalities.
The foreword of the book is written by Shashi Tharoor, Member of Parliament (Lok Sabha).
Traversing ideologies and bringing into focus the human facet of governments, Leaders, Politicians, and Citizens presents a compelling history of Indian democracy and provides riveting insights into the evolution of its political culture.
Author-journalist Rasheed Kidwai was previously served in News 18, Times Now, ABP News, and NDTV. He also wrote a biography called ‘Sonia, A Biography’ and ‘24 Akbar Road’ - an important source of Congress history. He is a regular political commentator on various television networks, radio programmes and newspapers.