The Great Speeches of Modern India is a collection of speeches made by prominent personalities throughout modern times.
Summary of the Book
This book captures the timeless words of eminent people from India’s recent history. It collects powerful speeches such as Jawaharlal Nehru’s Tryst With Destiny speech at the moment of India’s freedom. Also included are popular speeches such as Rekindling a Spark of Enthusiasm by J. R. D. Tata, The Education of a Filmmaker by Satyajit Ray, Freedom is My Birthright by Bal Gangadhar Thilak, Why I Killed Gandhi by Nathuram Godse and The Dawn of Freedom by S. Radhakrishnan. This book contains these and other prominent speeches from India's past, from people such as Lord Curzon, Manmohan Singh, J. B. Kripalani, B. R. Ambedkar, Rabindranath Tagore, Womesh Chandra Bonnerjee, Salman Rushdie, Atal Bihari Vajpayee, Vinayak Savarkar, M. Singaravelu, Iqbal, Subhas Chandra Bose, Narasimha Rao and Jayaprakash Narayan.
About the Editor
Rudrangshu Mukherjee is an Indian historian and the Opinions Editor of The Telegraph newspaper, Kolkata and the Vice Chancellor for Ashoka University. A graduate of Presidency College, Kolkata and Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, Dr. Mukherjee completed his D.Phil. at the University of Oxford. He has also edited The Penguin Gandhi Reader and has written Art of Bengal: A Vision Defined, 1955-75.
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