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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Bose in his narration garners sort of affection and intelligentsia towards Mayawati which I highly suspect is due to Mayawati being his research subject for years. Bluuflag rated it really liked it Sep 07, Dec 26, Rahul Sharma rated it liked it. Cookies are little nuggets of information that web servers store on your computer to make it easier for them to keep track of your browsing session. The story is straight out of a fairytale although sometimes you do get a feeling that the author is biased towards Mayawati.
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. The story of Behenji is similar to the story of another high profile political start-up in India. With polktical in-your-face political style, unabashed display of accumulated wealth and mercurial nature, she is, perhaps, the most enigmatic Indian politician for decades.
Haris Hasan rated it liked it Sep 21, It is worth reading. Books by Ajoy Bose.
W 18, Kunal rated it liked it. To get the free app, enter mobile phone number. However, part II of the book goes repeats a lot of events and aims at painting a flawless picture of Mayawati.
For every wrong committed by h 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.
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On the hindsightit would be interesting to know how the author would interpret her stint as CM and and BSP’s unfortunate show in Enter your mobile number or email address below and we’ll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. He is politiacl present a senior political columnist and television commentator, published in leading newspapers and magazines in India and abroad, and appearing on major channels.
Write a product review. Tells you a little about Mayawati a mystery: Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. A activation email has been sent to you. Mayawati has changed the face of politics in India, turning old assumptions upside down and restructuring power equations entrenched for centuries, if not millennia.
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 politocal elections to rule two hundred million people and may well reach further to guide the destiny of a billion more in the not too distant future?
Mayawati has changed the face of politics in India, turning old assumptions upside down and restructuring power equations entrenched for centuries, if not millennia.
Pradip rated it did not like it Mar 10, 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. If this lucidly written book, when it was first published, performed the valuable task of introducing the much misunderstood Mayawati to the intelligentsia, the publication of this edition biograpny timely, too.
Behenji by Ajoy Bose
This book gives a very detailed account of Mayawati’s life in the last 15 years or so. The author plays apologist for Mayawati’s well-known shortcomings – be it allegations of corruption, divisive poisonous casteism or poor governance. Refresh and try again. Authentication ends after about 15 minutues of inactivity, or when you explicitly choose to end it. Mar 16, Praj rated it liked it.
Yaseer Khan rated it really liked it May 03, A well-researched political biography of Mayawati, the Indian Dalit leader.
Eminent journalist Ajoy Bose brings his in-depth experience of covering Indian politics for over three decades to this pioneering political biography of Mayawati. Read more Read less. One person found this helpful.
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