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Books on Socio-Political Biographies

Title : Life and Times of Statesman, Administrator Extraordinaire - Diwan Sir Thanjavur Madhava Row
Author : Urmila Rau Lal
Pages : 250
Price : R 365
ISBN : 978-81-7276-526-2
About the book:

The book traces the life and times of an extraordinary administrator - Sir Thanjavur Madhava Row- who is the great-great grandfather of the author. Read More

Title : D. P. Mandelia : His Life-Time Association with G.D. Birla
Author : Naresh Jotwani
Pages : 41
Availability: Currently out of stock.
About the book:

Shri Durgaprasad Mandelia, whom the great son of India, Shri Ghanshyamdas Birla considered to be his conscience keeper, was someone whom he trusted and depended upon. Shri Durgaprasad was the only person who was most intimately associated with G.D. Birla and the illustrious Birla family. Read More

Title : S R Ranganathan - a Personal Biography
Author : Ranganathan Yogeshwar
Pages : 402
Price : R 250
ISBN : 81-7276-202-X
About the book:

This is the biography of an Indian who became an international authority on Library Science and Library Movement and was the Father of Library Science. He invented tools to store information. His ideas address the very foundations of the business of effective information storage and retrieval. He spread the concept of public libraries even in remote villages. Ranganathan's personal life is a synthesis between Indian culture and modern scienceRead More

Title : Surendranath Dwivedy-Relentless Crusade
Author : Board of Editors
Pages : 251
Availability: Currently out of stock.
About the book:

Hero and freedom fighter Surendranath Dwivedy was an Orissa born patriot who lived and died for the country. He deserves a pride of place among the freedom fighters of India. He was the founder member of Utkal Congress Samyavadi Karmi Sangh who vowed to fight against social abuses rising from casteism and untouchability. He was inclined towards socialism for changing the social and political setup of India during the British rule. He organized a powerful kisan movement in Orissa when he saw the plight of the tillers under the zamindari system. He pioneered the Quit India movement in Orissa and was the editor of a journal called 'Krushak' in which he wrote fiery bulletins stirring the youngsters. He was a successful political leader, a parliamentarian, a trade unionist, a writer, a peasant leader.Read More

Title : With Malice Towards None
Author : S.H.Belavadi
Pages : 211
Availability: Currently out of stock.
ISBN : 81-7276-326-3
About the book:

The book is an autobiography and the memoirs of a civil servant who held important posts in the Maharashtra State legislature. The book presents an insight into the working of a legislature, the problems and the work that they do. The book also gives the history of Maharashtra politics in an interesting manner. Read More

Title : The Journey of a man of Law - An autobiography
Author : Justice Dr B.P.Beri
Pages : 152
Availability: Currently out of stock.
ISBN : 81-7276-317-4
About the book:

The book covers a span of ninety years and not only does it recount facts of the legal profession but also has interesting insights into the working of human minds. It talks of the education system of some decades back, the political climate after independence and other things as well. Read More

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