Editorial Reviews. Review. Very nice and interesting Book with complete Biography of Mayawati. Some Important fellows from Maharashtra which are not . In the third edition of his biography of Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) BSP in power) were both titled, Behenji: A Political Biography of Mayawati. The book is a political biography of one of India’s most intruiging and interesting politicians – Mayawati who is also known as “Behenji” (Respected sister).
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Leader Of The Dalits. Review Very nice and interesting Book with complete Biography of Mayawati. The story is straight out of a fairytale although sometimes you do get a feeling that the author is biased towards Mayawati. To erect the whole career trajectory of an enigmatic personality like Ms. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Penguin India 9 March Language: Then you can biograpy reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer – no Kindle device pokitical.
Surely, the pursuit of power cannot be the sole aim and what matters is what you achieve once in power?
‘Behenji: The Rise and Fall of Mayawati’ review: Wavering fortunes
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To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Is there a historic parallel anywhere else where a woman belonging to the most crushed community known to mankind has risen through the heat and dust of elections to politlcal two hundred million people and may well reach further to guide the destiny of a billion more in the not too distant future?
How did Mayawati become the iconoclastic, combative politician, biobraphy known as Behenji today? With her in-your-face political style, unabashed display of accumulated wealth and mercurial nature, she is, perhaps, the most enigmatic Indian politician for decades.
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Thinking that a poor Dalit leader rose to become the CM of India’s most populous state gives me goosebumps and reposes faith in our democracy. It bdhenji out how Mayawati and Kanshi Ram have achieved an almost impossible dream by their sheer pragmatism and unique brand of politics.
If this lucidly written book, when it was first behenij, performed the valuable task of introducing the much misunderstood Mayawati to the intelligentsia, the publication of this edition is timely, too.
Eminent journalist Ajoy Bose brings his in-depth experience of covering Indian politics for over three decades to this pioneering political biography of Mayawati.
Towards an Enlightened India. May 23, readerswords rated it it was amazing Shelves: The story of Behfnji is similar to the story of another high profile political start-up in India. The book under review, renamed Behenji: To access your account information you need to be authenticated, which means that you need to enter your password to confirm that you are indeed the person that the cookie claims you to be. See all 6 reviews.
And finally, unlike the author I am very happy that the Gandhi-Ambedkar Poona pact in led to reserved seats and not separate electorates.
This is not merely because of the obvious decline bbiography her political fortunes but because there is currently a churning in the Dalit movement, especially amongst educated youth not just in U. The path she has blazed through the Byzantine political system of Uttar Pradesh has been a unique tour de force.
Read more Read less. The book underlines how vital caste equations have been in the politics of Uttar Pradesh. Julia rated it it was amazing Oct 22, Related Topics Books Reviews political books. Starts off on a promising note and Ajoy covers the intriguing story of Mayawati very well right from her childhood to her job as a teacher and from joining Kanshi Ram to becoming the CM of Uttar Pradesh.
He is at present a senior political columnist and television commentator, published in leading newspapers and magazines in India and abroad and appearing on major channels. Haris Hasan rated it liked it Sep 21, Jun 27, Aabha sharma rated it it was amazing Shelves: A racy read though it does not even attempt to delve into the personality of Mayawati.
And this journey has been very well detailed by the author – right from Kashi Ram’s efforts to Mayawati winning the majority single-handedly in and ruling. It is more a biography of BSP than Mayawati. See all free Kindle reading apps. Shailesh rated it really liked it Sep 13, This is a story of the 2 outsiders Kashiram and Mayawati making a bdhenji in Indian Politics. Vineet rated it really liked it Aug 19, To get the free app, enter mobile phone number.
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This is a story of the The book is well written, easy to understand chronological order. Rajendra Thool rated it really liked it Jul 12, Not only has she been the chief minister four times, but she has done so by overturning the established electoral traditions of a state that virtually invented modern Indian politics.
Ajoy Bose deserves great praise for this meticulously researched and deeply engaging and brilliantly written ‘unofficial’ biogdaphy. Authentication ends after about 15 minutues of inactivity, or when you explicitly choose to end it.
The only shortcoming is the author could have left out some minutest details of election statistics and thus reduced the expanse of the book, this could behhenji made the reading more enjoyable.