Here is the list of must-read books of late veteran journalist Kuldip Nayar

Published: 23rd August 2018 01:09 PM  |   Last Updated: 23rd August 2018 08:28 PM  

Kuldip Nayar was a renowned journalist and former editor of The Indian Express who fought fiercely for press freedom, especially during Emergency. Nayar has authored 15 books including 'Beyond the Lines', and 'Emergency Retold'. (Photo | AFP)
Kuldip Nayar was a renowned journalist and former editor of The Indian Express who fought fiercely for press freedom, especially during Emergency. Nayar has authored 15 books including 'Beyond the Lines', and 'Emergency Retold'.  (Photo | PTI)
Nayar, who was born in Sialkot in Pakistan in 1923, began his career in journalism in the Urdu language press and went on to serve as editor of several newspapers, including Indian Express and The Statesman. (Photo | AFP)
Beyond The Lines: Kuldip Nayar was born and brought up at Sialkot, Punjab (now in Pakistan) and had a chance to witness the history unfold. Nayar was one among the large group of people which was forced to migrate to Delhi during the partition of India. Based on his perilous journey to a new country and his first job as a young journalist in an Urdu daily, Nayar wrote an autobiography. (Photo | Amazon)
Beyond The Lines: Kuldip Nayar was born and brought up at Sialkot (now in Pakistan) and had a chance to witness the history unfold. Nayar was one among the large group of people which was forced to migrate to Delhi during the partition of India. Based on his perilous journey to a new country and his first job as a young journalist in an Urdu daily, Nayar wrote this autobiography. (Photo | Amazon)
The Judgement gives an account of the months preceding the declaration of the 21 dark months of Indian emergency. (Photo | Amazon)
The Judgement: The book gives an account of the months preceding the declaration of the 21 dark months of Indian emergency. (Photo | Amazon)
The book explains in detail as to what happened during the 21 month emergency period, from 25th June 1975 to 21 March 1977 . Nayar penned the facts, lies and truths about the emergency and revealed the atrocities committed and the chief perpetrators. (Photo | Amazon)
Emergency Retold: The book explains in detail as to what happened during the 21 month emergency period (25th June 1975 to 21 March 1977) . Nayar penned the facts, lies and truths about the emergency and revealed the atrocities committed and the chief perpetrators. (Photo | Amazon)
Nayar wrote this book based on his personal encounters with prominant personalisties such as Gandhi, Jinnah, Nehru, and interviews with Mountbatten and Radcliffe and major historical events such as the 1965 Indo-Pak war,  the 1969 Congress split and the liberation of Bangladesh. (Photo | Amazon)
Scoop: This book was written based on Nayar's personal encounters with prominent personalities such as Gandhi, Jinnah, Nehru, and interviews with Mountbatten and Radcliffe and major historical events such as the 1965 Indo-Pak war, the 1969 Congress split and the liberation of Bangladesh. (Photo | Amazon)
As the name suggests, this book narrates Bhagat Singh's life and idiologies. Bhagat Singh was one of the most influential revolutionaries. He was arrested for throwing a bomb in the Central Legislative Assembly And He was hanged in 1931 for killing a police officer with a pistol. (Photo | Amazon)
Thr Martyr: As the name suggests, this book narrates Bhagat Singh's life and ideologies. Bhagat Singh was one of the most influential revolutionaries. He was arrested for throwing a bomb in the Central Legislative Assembly And he was hanged in 1931 for killing a police officer with a pistol. (Photo | Amazon)
This book covers five decades (from 1947 to 2003) of India and Pakistan relationship with special focus on Kashmir and talks about what went wrong between the two countries that lead to the partition. (Photo | Amazon)
Wall at Wagah: This book covers five decades (from 1947 to 2003) of India and Pakistan relationship with special focus on Kashmir and talks about what went wrong between the two countries that lead to the partition. (Photo | Amazon)
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