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A new India: Selected details

Book review of A New India: Selected Writings 2014-19

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Arun Jaitley | Bharatiya Janata Party | Hindutva

Suhit Kelkar 

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Book cover of A New India: Selected Writings 2014-19

does not need any introduction. The Supreme Court lawyer, member and minister, had a dazzling public career that ended with his death in August 2019. Jaitley was also a writer of non-fiction. He could make his points land like falcons on unsuspecting prey. This book’s foreword by Prime Minister paints Jaitley as “one of the most reliable voices to pierce through the fog and make important points on the outlook of the government.” The phrase “outlook of the government” means the government’s opinion on or interpretation of its own actions, that may well be disputable. They frequently are, in this book.

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First Published: Tue, January 05 2021. 22:23 IST
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