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Iftikhar Gilani
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My days in Prison

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The book is about a Kashmiri journalist (Bureau chief of Kashmir Times) who was charged under the official secrets acts. His crime — possessing out-of-date information on Indian troop deployments in Indian-held Kashmir. He was framed by the police and had to spend seven month in jail and there he wrote the book.
ebook, 148 pages
Published 2005 by Penguin India
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Muhammed Jamsheer T P.
Jul 11, 2012 Muhammed Jamsheer T P. rated it really liked it
Great narration of high humiliation from the Jail and from the police officials. the auther is the reporter of kashmir times and the son in law of activist in Kashmir, becuase of latter reason, police authoiries charged the case by saying that he worked as spy against India, simply by noting one published article. I refer to everyone must read for understanding how kindoms will be behaved in callously certain circumstances to it citizens simply without any legitimate reason.
Ankita Srivastava
Jun 17, 2015 Ankita Srivastava rated it it was amazing
It's a must read for students of law and journalism. Gives an insight into the jail conditions, unlawful treatment to under trials and misuse of Official Secret Act.
Debarati
Sep 07, 2007 Debarati rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: all
I read the book when i was doing my PG in journalism. This book was an eye-opener and a reality bite that journalism is not that easy in the country.
Nishant Sharma
Sep 16, 2015 Nishant Sharma rated it really liked it
A book written by a victim of application of one of a range of India's arbitrary acts. The tale is told in a very detailed manner and exposes the sham behind the state's rhetoric. I gives you essential insides into the life behind Tihar jail and also enlightens about Islamphobia, in general. The book is a vital piece of work written by a journalist who was rounded up by people who misused the power. The book will change the way you think about the government, any government of any country. The ...more
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Jul 06, 2012 Ripudaman rated it liked it
This book has left an indelible mark on the procedures of law and justice that India is so proud of. It is a question that clearly merit to be discussed and unriddled.
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