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In Sanjaya Baru Prime Minister MOBI #241 left a successful career as chief editor of he Accidental PDFEPUBthe Financial Express to join Manmohan Singh as his media adviser Singh and Accidental Prime Minister Kindle #215 Baru had been close and Baru a great admirer of the technocrat who Accidental Prime Minister The Making PDFEPUB Contrary to what others feel my respect for Dr Manmohan Singh which had reached its lowest point has been revived and has only increasedWhile all the reviews say that this book says what was largely known my review aims to tell the readers that why they should read this bookAny book that you read teaches you something drawing from the life lessons and experiences of the writer The Accidental Prime Minister does exactly that and between the lines you will find many takeaways whether you are salaried or an activist or a career politician It tells you about the challenges faced by an honest man who was trying to climb a tree but had many opposing forces trying to pull him down or restrict his advance It was Sonia Gandhi sometimes for many reasons tall leaders of Congress Party who lost the race to the South Block to him and many of his opponents Yes this book tells you what was largely known but the manner in which it gives you the first hand account proving what was known makes it a worthwhile readWithin your family your own job and in your life you will come across situations which will be similar to what has been explained in the book The beauty of this book is that it tells you what you should do and what you should not do only if you read between the linesManmohan Singh is an irony An upright and honest man who happened to lead the most corrupt government our generation has ever seen Or was he really the leader He had a vision and he worked hard to achieve what he believed in It s an irony of different proportion that he was given a pass for the good deeds attributing it to Rahul baba while he bore the brunt of the failures and the scandals Readers this is what politics is all about and while you might have an idea of the way the corridors of power functions the book teaches you how to find your space in that crowded corridor What goes on behind the scenesThe way I see it Dr Manmohan Singh had two choices to make The first one to claim his leadership as was done by PV Narsimha Rao and be easily forgotten as he was The second that he meekly accepted was to resign to the centre of power that was Sonia He new the powerful mechanism too well that did not even allow the cremation of PV Narsimha Rao to take place in DelhiI respect Dr Manmohan Singh that despite all odds he managed to keep himself incorruptible among all the rotten apples Or did he After all financial incorruptibility alone does not define corruption Whatever be the verdict don t read the book to arrive on a judgement on Manmohan Read it to understand the politics of this counThe Accidental Prime Minister The Making and Unmaking of Manmohan Singhtry and how political parties operate It s definitely not like one big happy family out there It s a house of cards after all and thanks to the book and it s author Sanjay Baru he makes us privy to all of thisManmohan Singh trivia by Khushwant SinghIt was 1999 or thereabouts when Manmohan Singh was the South Delhi candidate for Look Sabha elections Manmohan Singh visited Khushwant Singh asking for a loan of 2 lacs for election expenses Khushwant Singh was happy to oblige him and handed him 2 lacs cash right away Manmohan Singh thanked him and left assuring him that he would return the money to him After the elections Manmohan Singh promptly returned him the money the same bank notes saying he managed without incurring the expense he had plannedI am sure the readers would acknowledge that such politicians don t exist today He had high standards for himself and he definitely failed to establish that for other members of Congress Party But that was not his prerogative It was Sonia s and Rahul s and only they should be blamed for this It wasn t the weakness of the Prime Minister but their willful inability to throw the bad apples from their pantryDo read the book to find out and form opinions of your own I will be eager to hear from youabhijitsahayyabhijitsahay1gmailcom

SUMMARY ¶ TOBERMOREDRIVEWAYS.CO.UK ☆ Sanjaya Baru

Ublic opinion for Singh and how their relationship unraveled while giving us a riveting look at Indian politics as it happened behind the scenes Capturing the heady early days of UPA to the high noon of the nuclear deal The Accidental Prime Minister is one of the most important and intimate accounts of the prime minister and UPA This book gives an insight on the works and duties of a Prime minister and tells us how major decisions are taken by the authorities I realised how hard is it for a government to formulate new policies considering the political compulsions and limitations of coalition parties This book portrays Manmohan Singh as an honest intellectual politician who was highly devoted to the nation but lacked the political will power particularly in UPA 2 The book also tells us about the various instances where MMS actually showed his political acumen like the nuclear deal The last phase of the book deals with UPA 2 where the author alleged that the Gandhi family tightened the authority of PM and acted as a remote control with the aim of dumping MMS and projecting Rahul Gandhi as the potential PM candidate Contrary to other opinions my respect to Dr Singh increased after reading this book

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Or had ushered in the reforms saw this as an opportunity to help a man he admired lead India down a new path As Singh’s ‘eyes and ears’ and self appointed ‘conscience keeper’ Baru saw the transformation of Manmohan Singh from technocrat to politician In his account he tells his story of what it was like to ‘manage’ p A helpless Bheeshma of our timesThis book is the first of a kind which provides an insiders account to how things unfolded during the first tenure of the UPA government it also throws light on the personality of Dr Manmohan Singh and how he managed to run the coalition This book is an account of how a good wise and a learned man was put on the wrong side defending a disreputable lot Manmohan Singh is the case of a person who has been stabbed time and again by his colleagues by the fellow politicians of his party This book to some extent has tried to capture the reasons behind the policy paralysis also it is an account of how Manmohan Singh succumbed to the truth that the Centre of power was the party president and the government was answerable to the party


10 thoughts on “he Accidental Prime Minister The Making and Unmaking of Manmohan Singh

  1. says:

    Contrary to what others feel my respect for Dr Manmohan Singh which had reached its lowest point has been revived and has only increasedWhile all the reviews say that this book says what was largely known my revi

  2. says:

    I come to bury Caesar not to praise him The evil that men do lives after them; The good is oft interred with their bones;So let it be with Caesar I am to speak what I do know You all did love him once not without cause What cause withholds you then to mourn for him O judgment thou art fled to brutish beasts And men have

  3. says:

    After reading the book one could easily come to the conclusion that the difference between UPA1 and UPA2 was the media advis

  4. says:

    Who can afford to not read the biggest publishing phenomenon in India in the last decade As if that was not enough who can

  5. says:

    A helpless Bheeshma of our timesThis book is the first of a kind which provides an insiders account to how things unfolded during the first tenure of the UPA government it also throws light on the personality of Dr Manmohan Singh and how he managed to run the coalition This book is an account of how a good wise and a le

  6. says:

    A very good and mostly accurate memoir of a journalist turned media advisor to the only Congress Prime Minister to serve two full terms hailing from a Non Nehru Gandhi familyIt's a very tricky book to write considering how it isn't a swansong or even a work of hatred The author was mostly balanced and tried to remain objective in judging the Prime Minister and others Good read for people who would like to read about th

  7. says:

    After reading the book I can only say that media reports have been very selective while reporting about this book Undue emphasis has been given on the latter part of the book's title while deciding on the theme of these reportsMy respect for Dr Singh has only increased after reading the book In fact it is the writer himself who has ended up cutting a sorry figure of a cunning disloyal and highbrow person Every

  8. says:

    Sanjaya Baru needs to be praised for taking the bold some may say controversialstep of deciding to write this book Our politicians

  9. says:

    This book gives an insight on the works and duties of a Prime minister and tells us how major decisions are taken by the authorities I realised how hard is it for a government to formulate new policies considering the political compulsions and limitations of coalition parties This book portrays Manmohan Singh as an honest intellectual politic

  10. says:

    Loads and loads of information and many times about unimportant eventsTons of name droppings and glorification of one's own contributions Poor story telling to hold the attention of the readerDeliberate shunning of controversial subjects I tho

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