As a young law graduate in Sialkot (now in Pakistan), Kuldip Nayar witnessed at first hand the collapse of trust between Hindus and Muslims who were living. Read Beyond the Lines by Kuldip Nayar by Kuldip Nayar by Kuldip Nayar for free with a 30 day free trial. Read eBook on the web, iPad, iPhone and Android. Autobiography of an Indian journalist, author, diplomat and parliamentarian.

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To me, the best part was the Annexures. Aug 20, Mani rated it really liked it. There are specially two chapters from the book which are congizable betond my opinion. Nayar has watched the system from close quarters and gives an indepth account of happenings after the independece.

Beyond the Lines: An Autobiography by Kuldip Nayar

The book seems more like a newspaper report the author is a newsman after all. Want to Read saving…. Nayar’s affiliations, you will not find anything on the plight of Kashmiri Pandits.

Apr 07, Bilal din Malik rated it liked it. There is no point throughout the book i felt bored. If we are able to relate this events with current situation we will understand that the Hindi Was never our National language. Apr 07, Rahul Mittal rated it really liked it. Deserved to have kines edited better.


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

Libin Jacob rated behond it was ok Oct 22, As a nation-state India has been very young, so such thoughts of cultural yearnings are but natural. Aug 22, Sharang Limaye rated linws liked it. No 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 May 11, Ravinder rated it really liked it Shelves: In fact, Kuldip had said in an interview that his initial manuscript was pages but had to be trimmed down.

Kuldip Nayar has brings in his years of experience as a top editor and journalist into good use. Lists with This Book.

In this letter patel had clearly exhibited his worries about the Incurion of ChinaImportance of Tibet as Buffer State and future threats from china. As a journalist nayar sahib has taken up political dimensions of his past which shaped the present institutions of the countryas a matter of fact that shaped lives of millions of people.

It might come across as a bit boring to we-need-sensationalism-or-atleast-judgements generation, but for anyone wanting to see political history of Modern India as a simple collection of memories and then let his own judgement run, this is going to be a very s More of memoirs than an autobiography.


Hardcoverpages. Lives upto this reputation in this offering as well. Dec 09, Anil Swarup rated it really liked it. 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, Bhutto, Muzib all in first hand accounts. Nayar’s writing is pedestrian.

Beyond the Lines: An Autobiography

Oines relevant book not only for people living in India, but on other side of divide too. Books by Kuldip Nayar. Jul 21, Indian rated it liked it. Having watched the political drama in very close quarters he comes out with many nuggets hitherto unknown.

He is a self-proclaimed pro-Kashmiri, pro-Muslim writer. Still, with all its faults, BTL serves the purpose of offering an inside perspective on some of the most tumultous years in Indian history.

Apr 19, waqar ahmad rated it liked it.

Rifts and competition among founding fathers of India. At times, one feels one’s going through someone’s personal diary. Some of the narrations seems to be based on his hearsay from others.