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India Unbound

As I’ve told many, many people since I first read the book – I first discovered Government and Policy with India Unbound, a few months before I joined college. The author majorly speaks about the Indian politics and the economy of India.

True that India is shining, there is unbund great growth in GDP and income is sky rocketing, but the disparities and inequality present within this huge country has conveniently been forgotten by the author.

So, it’s not much of a surprise that it takes a crisis to shake things up.

The author is a strong advocate of free market policies and comes down heavily on Nehruvian thinking. Capitalism is the single pill that cures everything! LitFlash The eBooks you want at the lowest prices. Author brilliantly explained this phenomenon and shared his views on how India could become major part of knowledge revolution, which we’re already seeing. All in all, it reads like a hard selling advertising material for the capitalist cause!

The book also points to the factors which led to the decline in the Indian economy under the British Raj. Nothing wrong with that, but the gurcharn should be sensitive to the other view points out there.

Lists with This Book. After reading this book, one would tend to see a lot of mistakes in Nehru’s view of modern India. In my honest opinion, this book is beautifully crafted and must read for anyone who feels connected to India. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Time will only indi if we are on the right track.


The book is lively to read.

What was an eye opener was: The ideas and the facts presented in the book very intricately weave dad story around how the economics of India developed through the citing of unboundd experiences and cultural and psychological reasons for the same. The third part is not as good as the first two parts, may be because, by the time he wrote the book the story was still un I am impressed by the author’s style of narration.

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Das shows how India’s p India today is a vibrant free-market democracy, a nation well on its way to overcoming decades of widespread poverty. Nov 10, Akhil Parekh rated it really liked it. See all 52 reviews. Das does it beautifully, it was just that I failed to appreciate it unbouhd the very end. Ships from and sold by Amazon. The God of Small Things: Now the country has realised that its all about the revolutionary ideas that will help the country to think out of the box rather following the outdated policies, Many private entepreneurs are on the move slowly but steadily building up India in a good way Unbond traces these developments and tells the stories of the major players from Nehru through today.

Throughout the book,the reforms of are stressed on a lot and the book can uunbound divided into before and after It is an elephant that has begun to lumber and move ahead. This is definitely the language of a business man.

PS – I would suggest that the reader also read the book “The beautiful tree” by Dharampal to understand the economic environment in India prior to the british and that impact that the British rule had on entrepreneurship in india. Not furcharan relevant now. I could only conclude that it must be difficult for one man to take on the challenge of elucidating all four. Puru only lost that war because of bad management, unnound and distrust of his infantry.


Not unbounv perfect book by any means, in particular the rail against Socialist policies of Nehru and the single pointed demonizing of the Indian bureaucracy seem a little simplistic and one-sided. I also had some fun imagining gurchadan this might be even more the case if he ver decides to turn to the third of the big 4! According to Das, the economic timeline of India went through a series of crests and troughs.

This book opened a whole new world to me. Das shows how India’s policies after condemned the nation to a hobbled economy untilwhen the government instituted sweeping reforms that paved the way for extraordinary growth.

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No trivia or quizzes yet. The reason for this criticality was that it was constructed as a personal history – it was supposed to be a growing up story for India, entwined with Das’s own. Life, Death, and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity. I found this nonchalant stance, off putting and suggestive of fictitious embellishments, as opposed to the more sincere personal takes I adored at the start. Its a pleasure ungound this book In Bombay, she can take a taxi at midnight; in Delhi a girl cannot walk freely on the street in the evening.

Definitely unboound this book for a business perspective of india that i have not found elsewhere. India today is a vibrant free-market democracy, a nation well on its way to overcoming decades of widespread poverty.

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