Famous Indians of the 20th Century

Famous Indians of the 20th Century

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by Vishwamitra Sharma
     
 

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For people of all age-groups, reading about the lives and times of great Indians is always inspiring and uplifting. For those looking for success and purpose in their lives can greatly benefit from this masterly work! This book presents insights on more than 100 famous Indians of the 20th century. The names range from eminent National Leaders,Great Scientists and

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For people of all age-groups, reading about the lives and times of great Indians is always inspiring and uplifting. For those looking for success and purpose in their lives can greatly benefit from this masterly work! This book presents insights on more than 100 famous Indians of the 20th century. The names range from eminent National Leaders,Great Scientists and Social Workers to Artists,Philosophers,Entrepreneures and personalities from the world of entertainment. Discover here- *How Mahatama Gandhi won freedom for India *Why Dr Swaminathan is called the father of the Green Revolution *What made Dhirubhai Ambani a great visionary industrialist *Why Rabindranath Tagore was lovingly called Gurudev *Why Satyajit Ray was honoured with a special Oscar for lifetime achievements by American Academy of Motion pictures...and much much more! Some of the other lives covered include:*Dr Zakir Hussain *JRD Tata *MS Obero *Ramnath Goenka *J C Bose *Homi Bhabha *Vinoba Bhave *Baba Amte *Mother Teresa *Harivansh Rai Bachchan *R K Narayan *Raja Ravi Varma *Amrita Shergil *Osho *J. Krishnamurti *Sri Aurobindo *Madhubala *Sam Manekshaw *Salim Ali and *V. Kurien from their early years to achievements in their specific fields,the book covers all the relevant details of their lives. As such it makes an excellent reading for students, teachers, parents and all professionals .

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9788192079684
Publisher:
V&S Publishers
Publication date:
04/01/2012
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
228
File size:
3 MB

Meet the Author


Vishwamitra Sharma is a prolific and versatile writer. He has edited hundreds of books and published a number of of articles in national dailies and weeklies. He has authored over 80 books, on various subjects such as science, health, yoga, palmistry, astrology and vaastu shastra etc. He began his journalistic career before 1947 in Lahore with the daily Milap. During the turbulent pre-Partition days, he took part in the freedom struggle under the dynamic leadership of Jayprakash Narayan. After moving to independent India in 1947, he joined the Hindi daily Jansatta. Thereafter, he worked with All India Radio for 20 years

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