India after Gandhi

India after Gandhi

India after Gandhi
Book cover

Ramchandra Guha

Hindi Translation= Sushant Jha
Country India
Language English
Genre Non-fiction
Publisher Harper Collins
Publication date
July 24, 2007
Media type Print (hardcover and paperback)
Pages 898 pp
ISBN ISBN 978-0-330-50554-3

India after Gandhi: The History of the World's Largest Democracy is a book by Indian historian Ramachandra Guha, published by HarperCollins in August 2007.[1][2] A history of the Indian nation after it gained independence from the British Empire on 15 August 1947, India after Gandhi was chosen Book of the Year by The Economist, The Wall Street Journal and Outlook, among others. The book won the 2011 Sahitya Akademi Award for English.[3]

Guha's magnum opus India After Gandhi was later translated in Hindi in two volumes, "Bharat Gandhi Ke Baad" and "Bharat Nehru Ke Baad", by Sushant Jha, an alumuni of Indian Institute of Mass Communication, New Delhi.


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  2. ^ "All in the Family".  
  3. ^ "POETS DOMINATE SAHITYA AKADEMI AWARDS 2011" (Press release).