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Famous Indians of the 20th Century Biographical Sketches of Indian Legends : Insights on Over 100 Famous Indians - from the Early Years to Achievements in Their Chosen Fields,8122308295,9788122308297

Famous Indians of the 20th Century Biographical Sketches of Indian Legends : Insights on Over 100 Famous Indians - from the Early Years to Achievements in Their Chosen Fields

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Publisher:Pustak Mahal
Published In:2009
ISBN-10:8122308295
ISBN-13:9788122308297
Binding Type:Paperback
Weight:0.89 lbs
Pages:223 + [iii] Pages

The Title "Famous Indians of the 20th Century Biographical Sketches of Indian Legends : Insights on Over 100 Famous Indians - from the Early Years to Achievements in Their Chosen Fields" is written by Vishwamitra Sharma. This book was published in the year 2009. The ISBN number 8122308295|9788122308297 is assigned to the Paperback version of this title. This book has total of pp. 223 + [iii] (Pages). The publisher of this title is Pustak Mahal. Famous Indians of the 20th Century Biographical Sketches of Indian Legends : Insights on Over 100 Famous Indians - from the Early Years to Achievements in Their Chosen Fields is currently Available with us.

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About the Book

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.

About the Author

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.

Contents

I. FREEDOM FIGHTERS & STATESMEN :
1. Mahatma Gandhi
2. Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel
3. Bhagat Singh
4. Pt Jawaharlal Nehru
5. Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose
6. Jayprakash Narayan
7. Lokmanya Tilak
8. Madan Mohan Malaviya
9. Maulana Abul Kalam Azad
10. Veer Savarkar
11. Aruna Asaf Ali
12. Lala Lajpat Rai
13. C. Rajagopalachari
14. Lal Bahadur Shastri
15. Dadabhai Naoroji
16. Gopal Krishna Gokhale
17. Chandra Shekhar Azad

II. POLITICAL LEADERS :
1. Indira Gandhi
2. Shyama Prasad Mukherjee
3. Atal Behari Vajpayee
4. Dr. Zakir Hussain
5. Rajiv Gandhi
6. Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia
7. Jyoti Basu
8. Chandrababu Naidu
9. Bidhan Chandra Roy

III. INDUSTRIALISTS & ENTREPRENEURS :
1. JRD Tata
2. Ghanshyam Das Birla
3. Dhirubhai Ambani
4. Mohan Singh Oberoi
5. Ramnath Goenka
6. N.R. Narayana Murthy
7. Sabeer Bhatia
8. Shiv Nadar
9. Harprasad Nanda
10. Laxman Rao Kirloskar
11. Karsanbhai Patel
12. Keshub Mahindra
13. Azim H. Premji
14. Sir Shri Ram
15. Ardeshir Burjorji Godrej

IV. SCIENTISTS :
1. Jagadish Chandra Bose
2. M.S. Swaminathan
3. Sir C.V. Raman
4. Dr. Homi Jehangir Bhabha
5. Dr. Vikram Sarabhai
6. Dr. M. Visvesvaraya
7. Dr. Raja Ramanna
8. Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam

V. SOCIAL REFORMERS :
1. Maharishi Karve
2. Baba Amte
3. Vinoba Bhave
4. Ela Bhatt
5. Mother Teresa
6. Dr. B.R. Ambedkar

VI. POETS & WRITERS :
1. Rabindranath Tagore
2. Sharat Chandra Chatterjee
3. Premchand
4. 'Jigar' Moradabadi
5. 'Josh' Malihabadi
6. Harivansh Rai Bachchan
7. 'Agyeya'
8. Akhilan
9. Umashankar Joshi
10. Salman Rushdie
11. R.K. Narayan

VII. ARTISTS :
1. Raja Ravi Varma
2. Nandalal Bose
3. Amrita Shergil
4. Maqbool Fida Husain
5. M.S. Subbulakshmi
6. Lata Mangeshkar
7. Vallathol Narayan Menon
8. Kamladevi Chattopadhyay
9. Pt. Ravi Shankar
10. Rukmini Devi Arundale

VIII. PHILOSOPHERS & THINKERS :
1. Dr. S. Radhakrishnan
2. Jiddu Krishnamurthi
3. Swami Chinmayananda
4. Osho Rajneesh
5. Sri Aurobindo

IX. FILM PERSONALITIES :
1. Dadasaheb Phalke
2. Madhubala
3. Durga Khote
4. Satyajit Ray
5. Prithviraj Kapoor
6. Raj Kapoor
7. Amitabh Bachchan
8. M.G. Ramachandran
9. Dilip Kumar
10. Meena Kumari

X. SPORTING LEGENDS :
1. Dhyan Chand
2. Sunil Gavaskar
3. P.T. Usha
4. Viswanathan Anand
5. Sachin Tendulkar
6. Mihir Sen
7. Kapil Dev

XI. MISCELLANEOUS :
1. Jamnalal Bajaj
2. Amartya Kumar Sen
3. Tenzing Norgay
4. Sam Manekshaw
5. Salim Ali
6. Dr. Verghese Kurien

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