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Confessions Of A Swadeshi Reformer: My Years As Finance Minister
The Chandra Shekhar government had fallen. Fresh elections had been called. Yashwant Sinha, finance minister in the caretaker government, was in Patna, contesting for the Lok Sabha against tough opposition, when a senior officer from the finance ministry brought an urgent file for his signature: India needed to mortgage gold to obtain a loan from the Bank of England to ...more
Hardcover, 261 pages
Published by Viking Penguin
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Splendid piece of writing by one of the best politician in India.....would be wrong to compare this with L K Advani's outstanding biography 'My Country My Life' as this one deals just with the finance ministry phase of Sinha and not his whole life......I hate reading anything on economics and yet loved Sinha's writing especially his blunt views on BJP's internal functioning and at times its disputes...... hope we have more such political biographies..... immense fun to read about the stories of ...more