Rajiv Gandhi and Rama's Kingdom

Author(s): 
Mehta, Ved
ISBN: 
0300060386
Date published: 
January 1996
Hardback
Price: 
£18.95
Pages: 
208

An acclaimed biographer, novelist and essayist, Ved Mehta illuminates life in modern India in this engrossing account of the country's tumultuous recent history. He describes in vivid detail such key events as the assassination of Prime Minister Indira Gandhi, the circumstances surrounding Rajiv's election as his mother's successor, the lasting effects of the accident at the Union Carbide plant at Bhopal, the assassination of Rajiv, and its chaotic aftermath.