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Book Title: Amritsar- Mrs Gandhis Last Battle|
The author of the book: Mark Tully
Format files: PDF
The size of the: 739 KB
Edition: Rupa Publications India Pvt Ltd
Date of issue: 2011
ISBN 13: 9788129109170
Read full description of the books Amritsar- Mrs Gandhis Last Battle:On 5th June, 1984, the Indian army started attacking the Amritsar Complex that housed the two most sacred shrines of the Sikh sting community- the Golden Temple and the Akal Takht. The generals who opposed the use of strong attack on the shrine were not prepared for the fierce and adept resistance they encountered. Mrs Gandhi became the reign of terror in Punjab after the Operation Blue Star. Mark Tully and Satish Jacob documented the account of historical and political events bringing the Sikh tragedy into focus from many arresting angles. Mark Tully and Satish Jacob gathered eye-witness accounts from every quarter to fill this remarkable picture of what occurred and present their thoughts provoking analysis with eloquence.
Read information about the authorSir William Mark Tully was the Chief of Bureau for the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) in New Delhi for 22 years. Schooled in England, he stayed mostly in India covering all major incidents in South Asia during his tenure. He was made an Officer of The Order of the British Empire in 1985 and was awarded the Padma Shree in 1992, a rare distinction for a non-Indian. He was knighted in the 2002 New Year Honours. In 2005 he received the Padma Bhushan.
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