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Portrait of India

Portrait of India

Ved Mehta
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Portrait of India (1970) is a vivid account of 60s’ India and some of its most
interesting figures—Indira Gandhi, Jaya Prakash Narayan and Satyajit
Ray, among others. Travelling across the country from the Himalayas to
Kerala, through its villages and cities, Ved Mehta’s observations of and
insights into India remain relevant and thought-provoking even today.

Imprint: Penguin Classics

Published: Dec/2013

ISBN: 9780143422303

Length : 640 Pages

MRP : ₹699

Portrait of India

Ved Mehta

Portrait of India (1970) is a vivid account of 60s’ India and some of its most
interesting figures—Indira Gandhi, Jaya Prakash Narayan and Satyajit
Ray, among others. Travelling across the country from the Himalayas to
Kerala, through its villages and cities, Ved Mehta’s observations of and
insights into India remain relevant and thought-provoking even today.

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Ved Mehta

Ved Mehta is the author of twenty-seven acclaimed books of fiction and non-fiction. He was born in 1934 in Lahore and educated largely in the USA. A staff writer on the New Yorker from 1960 to 1993, he has won many awards and is a fellow of Balliol College, Oxford, and the Royal Society of Literature. Mehta lives in New York.

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