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Plucked from the rainy slopes of North Bengal, Bhaskar Ghose, an IAS officer and veteran field administrator, is brought to Delhi at the express request of Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi. He is appointed director general of Doordarshan, and even before he can get an answer to the most pressing question"why me?"his rollercoaster engagement with television begins. With ...more
Published by Viking Penguin
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Its nostalgic. It brings back the childhood.. those days when we used to wait for sundays to watch a film, when a national mourning used to mean absolute sadness in every household, when chitrahar used to come twice a week on TV, when sunday curfew meant Mahabharta on air.. This book will surely make you miss those golden days of Doordarshan.
Bhaskar Ghose was educated in Mumbai and Delhi and joined the Indian Administrative Service in 1960, retiring from it after thirty-six years. He served in various capacities both in the government of West Bengal, the state to which he was assigned, and in the Government of India. He has held the posts of Director General, Doordarshan, Secretary, Department of Culture in the Ministry of Human ...moreMore about Bhaskar Ghose...