By Sanjaya Baru
This ebook is an insider’s account of the politics, economics and geopolitics that mixed to make 1991 a turning aspect for India. The interval previous that 12 months used to be a tricky one for India: economically, as a result of the stability of funds drawback; politically, with Rajiv Gandhi’s politics of opportunism and cynicism taking the rustic to the threshold; and globally, with the cave in of the Soviet Union, its ally.It was once during this interval that the unheralded PV assumed management of the Indian nationwide Congress, took cost of the valuable executive, restored political balance, driven via major financial reforms and urged India in the course of the uncharted waters of a post-Cold battle international. He additionally revolutionized nationwide politics, and his personal Congress get together, via charting a brand new political direction, thereby proving that there can be lifestyles past the Nehru-Gandhi dynasty.
1991 marked the tip of an period and the start of one other. It was once the yr that made PV. And it was once the 12 months PV made history.
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