Editorial Reviews. Review. Very nice and interesting Book with complete Biography of Mayawati. Some Important fellows from Maharashtra which are not . In the third edition of his biography of Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) BSP in power) were both titled, Behenji: A Political Biography of Mayawati. The book is a political biography of one of India’s most intruiging and interesting politicians – Mayawati who is also known as “Behenji” (Respected sister).
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Since then, the BSP has suffered two more major electoral reverses, in the general elections of and the U. See our Returns Policy. Mayawati has changed the face of politics in India, turning bipgraphy assumptions upside down and restructuring power equations entrenched for centuries, if not millennia.
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Jay Shah rated it really liked it Feb 01, This is not merely because of the obvious decline in her political fortunes but because there is currently a churning in the Dalit movement, especially amongst educated youth not just in U.
Mayawati is no mean achievement and the fact that the author has also managed to answer many mysteries of her career against the larger backdrop of regional and national politics makes this book a unique work mayawatj political literature of India.
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Let’s connect Contact Details Facebook Twitter. He explores the background of her meteoric rise and examines the growing national clout of this unique woman who could, quite possibly, determine the shape of the next Indian government, politiccal even be the country s prime. Mayawati has changed the face of politics in Og, turning old assumptions upside down and restructuring power equations entrenched for centuries, if not millennia.
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A activation email has been sent to you. The path she has blazed through the Byzantine political system of Uttar Pradesh has been a unique tour de force. In the s he was with the Pioneer newspaper where he became the Executive Editor. A well-researched political biography of Mayawati, the Indian Dalit leader. Want to Read saving…. It is a critique and addresses both the sides of coin. Get to Know Us.
Refresh and try again. The book is a political biography of one of India’s most intruiging and interesting politicians – Mayawati who is also known as “Behenji” Respected sister. The Making of Babasaheb and the Dalit Movement.
Showing of 6 reviews. Yaseer Khan rated it really liked it May 03, This doesn’t mean that anyone who uses your computer can access your account information as we separate association what the cookie provides from authentication. With the benefit of retrospect, one cannot help snigger at Ajoy’s prediction of BJP’s demise in UP considering what happened in May of The author plays apologist for Mayawati’s well-known shortcomings – be it allegations of corruption, divisive poisonous casteism or poor governance.
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He is at present a senior political columnist and television commentator, published in leading newspapers and magazines in India and abroad and appearing on major channels. Harshendra Vardhan rated it it was amazing Aug 11, There was a problem filtering reviews right now.
I began reading with some suspicion that book will have too much bias and lots of judgement, like usual Indian journalists.
A racy read though it does not even attempt to delve into the personality of Mayawati.