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A colossus in UP

The book describes in detail, the central elements of administration during the Bahuguna years

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Hemwati Nandan Bahuguna: A political crusader

Aditi Phadnis
Hemwati Nandan Bahuguna: A political crusader
Author: Rita Bahuguna Joshi and Ram Naresh Tripathi.
Translated by: Ajai K Rai
Publisher: Vani Prakashan
Price: Rs 895

This is a book written by a doting daughter. But even making allowances for that, it is essential reading for everyone who wants to understand current politics in Uttar Pradesh and the contribution of chief minister Hemwati Nandan Bahuguna, who strode the public landscape like a colossus in the 1960s and 1970s.

Like many other politicians of his times, Bahuguna earned his place in public life, and had no inheritance. He was one of those young men who was fired by

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First Published: Jun 28 2022 | 11:20 PM IST

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