10 Aug As a young law graduate in Sialkot (now in Pakistan), Kuldip Nayar of Kuldip Nayar’s widely popular autobiography, Beyond the Lines, now. Kuldip Nayar (born 14 August ) is a veteran Indian journalist, syndicated columnist, human . Nayar’s autobiography is entitled Beyond the Lines. The book. : Beyond the Lines: An Autobiography: Contents: Preface. 1. Childhood and partition. 2. The Nehru years. 3. Early pangs of Governance. 4.

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A fairly comprehensive coverage of Indian politics across 5 decades As a young law graduate in Sialkot now in PakistanKuldip Nayar witnessed linea first hand the collapse of trust between Hindus and Muslims who were living together for generations, and like multitude of population he was forced to migrate to Delhi across the blood-stained plains of Punjab.

Books by Kuldip Nayar. Amritsar July 17, He presents, Yasin Malik, the hard-line Hurriyat separatist who is responsible for the death of hte of Kashmiri Pandits, as a mild mannered, Gandhian who believes in democratic and peaceful protests. Nayar is also the author of 15 books, including Beyond the LinesDistant Neighbours: A must beyond the lines an autobiography by kuldip nayar for all who have even slight interest in modern Indian history.

He is known for his vision of a new South Asia, in which Pakistan and India would be on friendly terms.

Beyond the Lines – an autobiography

Though, after reading the book, i have a very pessimistic view on Indian politics and its foreign relations, Mr Nayar has put an extra autobiogrraphy to give the book an optimistic tint. Subscribe to our RSS feed. Hard times seem to be far from being over for Journalist Kuldip Nayar.


The history of modern India as witnessed by a Punjabi Hindu refuge from Sialkot Pakistan now based out of Delhi. A neyond from Shri Kuldip Nayar describing in great detail, events from partition to the present. Jul 13, Siddhartha rated it it was amazing. From his days as a young journalist in Anjam to heading India?

Beyond the Lines: An Autobiography

Like us on Facebook. Author of more than a dozen books, his weekly columns are read across South Asia. Thanks for telling us about the problem.

Autobiographt trivia or quizzes yet. In this Chapter author has used his personal Diary’s notes as a references to narrate the incidents from 7 September when china first time crossed the MacMohan Line to 4 May Widely respected for his columns, his autobiography opens on the day Pakistan Resolution beyond the lines an autobiography by kuldip nayar passed in Lahore in and takes us on ths journey through India?

However, the author has not deleted the controversial portion relating to Sant Jarnail Singh Bhindrawale, which has left the Panthic groups far from being satisfied.

Other editions – View all Beyond the Lines: Lists with This Book. Having watched the political drama in very close quarters he comes out with many nuggets hitherto unknown.

The Emergency and After. A good book which tells inside story of the working of Indian political system. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign tne. He was a member of India’s delegation to the United Nations in There is no point throughout the book i felt bored.


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Nayar retracted that part after the controversy erupted. Nayar has watched the system from close quarters and gives an indepth account of happenings after the independece. Mr Kuldeep Nayar’s epic book is immensely readable due to the multitudes of anecdotes he shares of famous people Nehru, Shastri, Indira, Vajpayee, Gujral, Ayub Khan, Beyond the lines an autobiography by kuldip nayar, Muzib all in first hand accounts.

Three point proposal by Cho en laiColombo conference by NAM countries to resolve this issue Last part of this book contains the Copy of famous letter written by Mr.

Beyond the Lines: An Autobiography – Kuldip Nayar – Google Books

If we are able to relate this events with current situation we will understand that the Hindi Was never our National language. Still, with all its faults, BTL serves the purpose of offering an inside perspective on some of the most tumultous years in Indian history.

Nayar has advocated a policy of bilateral talks and engagement with India’s neighbour Pakistan. Nayar’s autobiography is entitled Beyond the Lines. And i do agree with him when he says “Optimism is a moral responsibility”.