The Man Who Saved India by Hindol Sengupta is an extensively researched book about the man who, as the author tells us, brought together piece by piece the map of India by fusing the princely states with British India to create a new democratic, independent nation. A stoic man, Patel, wrote no personal history about himself.
This book tells the story of Patel and his indispensable role in uniting the nation and creating India. Bringing to the foray, the arguments, quarrels and the power struggles that went into the building of the nation, Hindol Sengupta defines Patel’s legacy for the progeny.
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Hindol Sengupta’s The Man Who Saved India is destined to define Patel’s legacy for future generations. For more posts like this, follow Penguin India on Facebook!