Sunday, 2 June 2013

The Namo Story: A Political Life book By Kingshuk Nag

Literature Live present the launch of The Namo Story: A Political Life book By Kingshuk Nag

Mumbai, June 2, 2013: 

Literature Live and NCPA will host the launch of “The Namo Story: A Political Life “by Kingshuk Nag. The author will be in conversation with Kumar Ketkar, Sidharth Bhatia, Bharat Kumar Raut and Anil Dharkar.

The Namo Story is about One of the truly enigmatic personalities on the contemporary Indian political canvas, Narendra Damodardas Modi is difficult to ignore. 

From his humble beginnings as a RSS pracharak to his rise in the Hindutva ranks, and from being Bharatiya Janata Party’s master planner to one of the its most popular and controversial state chief ministers, Modi’s mantra of change and development is gradually finding many takers. 

Though he evokes vastly different reactions among the citizens for his alleged role during the Godhra aftermath, what is absolutely clear is that he indeed is racing towards the centre stage, making the 2014 General Elections look more like a Presidential system – where, you either vote for him or against him. 

And that, as they say, is the Modi effect. Kingshuk Nag paints the most vivid portrait of the extraordinary politician who is poised to take on a new role in the coming years.

The Book will be Launched on Monday, the 3rd June 2013

Date: Monday 3rd June 2013
Time: 6. 30 PM
Venue: The Little Theater National Center for Performing Arts (NCPA)
NCPA Marg, Nariman Point, Mumbai

About Kingshuk Nag:  The Resident Editor of the Times of India’s Ahmedabad edition between May 2000 and July 2005, which was the most eventful period in the history of Gujarat with a major earthquake and deadly riots. He received the Prem Bhatia Memorial Award – which is considered the Indian equivalent of the Pulitzer – for demonstrating excellence in political reporting and analyses in Gujarat. Presently the Resident Editor of the Times of India’s Hyderabad edition, this is Nag’s third book. Alumnus of the Delhi School of Economics, Nag writes a hugely popular blog titled ‘Masala Noodles’ on the TOI site.

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