For people of all ago groups, reading about the lives and times of great Indians is always inspiring and uplifting. This Book presents insights on more than 100 famous Indians of the 20th century. The names include Gandhi, JP, Dr. Zakir Hussain, JRD Tata, MS Oberoi, 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, Aurobindo, Satyajit Ray, Madhubala, V. Anand, Sam Manekshaw, Salim All and V. Kurien, amongst others.
From their early years to achievements in the chosen fields, Indians of the 20th Century covers all the relevant details. The book makes excellent reading for students, teachers, parents and all other professionals seeking credible information on the lives and achievements of famous Indians of the 20th century.
Vishwamitra Sharma is a prolific and versatile writer. He has edited hundreds of books and published thousands of articles in national dailies and weeklies. He has authored over 80 books on various subjects such as science, health, yoga, palmistry, astrology, vaastu shastra and the like.
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. After retirement, he worked in the book publishing industry.
An octogenarian now retired from active service, he still continues to pen his thoughts.