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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Enter your mobile number or email address below and we’ll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Mayawati is no mean achievement and the fact that the author has also managed to answer many mysteries of her career against the larger backdrop of regional and national politics makes this book a unique work in political literature of India.
Lists with This Book. To get the free app, enter mobile phone number. But, the good part ends here. The path she has blazed through the Byzantine political system of Uttar Pradesh has been a unique tour de force. The author plays apologist for Mayawati’s well-known shortcomings – be it allegations of corruption, divisive poisonous casteism or poor governance.
How did Mayawati become the iconoclastic, combative politician, universally known as Behenji today? Shashank Mehta rated it liked it Mar 03, The path she has blazed through the Byzantine political system of Uttar Pradesh has been a unique tour de force. Preview — Behenji by Ajoy Bose.
Some Important fellows from Maharashtra which are not recorded who sruggle for socio-economc transformation programme. It is worth reading.
Email address subscribed successfully. Surely, the pursuit of power cannot be the sole aim and what matters is what you achieve once in power? All mainstream modern browsers have cookies enabled by default, so if you’ve been directed to this page it probably means you’re uisng a weird and wonderful browser of your own choosing, or have disabled cookies yourself. See all 6 reviews. Ajoy Bose deserves great praise for this meticulously researched and deeply engaging and brilliantly written bebenji biography.
Not just that, the BSP continues to be the most formidable Dalit political party.
Penguin India 9 March Language: Shailesh rated it really liked it Sep 13, Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. Understandably given the restricted access and the well know aversion to media interaction of the subject, not many real insights into the personality or biography of the individual in question; but still a valuable contribution to the still under-researched and under-published area of Dalit studies and Dalit politics esp in English.
Review Very nice and interesting Book with complete Biography of Mayawati. Pllitical our Returns Policy.
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And finally, biogrpahy the author I am very happy that the Gandhi-Ambedkar Poona pact in led to reserved seats and not separate electorates. A Political Biography of Mayawati. The autho 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. Ritu rated it really liked it Nov 21, The story of Behenji is similar to the story of another high profile political start-up in India.
Behenji by Ajoy Bose
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. Please Email the Editor.
Mayawati is no mean achieve An impoverished woman coming from the most oppressed community of India and rising to become the chief minister of one of the most feudal, patriarchal and backward state of Uttar Pradesh – this premise is enough to attract any serious enthusiast of Indian politics. This article is closed for comments.
Return to Book Page. For example, at loot. Mayawati has changed the face of politics in India, turning old assumptions upside down and restructuring power equations entrenched for centuries, if not millennia.
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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. He explores the background of her meteoric rise and examines the growing national clout of this unique woman who could, quite possibly, determine the shape of the next Indian government, and even be the country s prime.
Printable version Jan 1, 5: Dec 26, Rahul Sharma rated it liked it. This is a story of the 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. Young Dalit leaders have been critical of her in public, but some privately admit that as yet there is still no replacement for the BSP in sight.