Waters Close Over Us: A Journey along the Narmada is a book about the course of the Narmada river and the various stories of people, histories, religions, art, music, and philosophy linked with it.
Summary of the Book
Waters Close Over Us: A Journey along the Narmada is book on river Narmada and its importance and significance in the history of India. The author follows the parikrama of the river Narmada to get a deep insight into the stories of the clash of cultures along the river. It was at Narmada that the Aryans encountered the Dravidians, the Afghans battled the Gonds and the dam builders battled the environmentalists. The author further reveals the true significance of the river and its contribution in shaping India’s future.
About Hartosh Singh Bal
Hartosh Singh Bal is an Indian author, mathematician and a journalist. He completed his engineering from Bits Pilani. He is co-author of a Certain Ambiguity: A Mathematical Novel, which won the Association of American Publishers award for the Best Professional.
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