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24 akbar road: a short history of the people behind the fall and rise of the congress

24 akbar road: a short history of the people behind the fall and rise of the congress

Rasheed Kidwai

  • $ 2892


About the book: 24 akbar road now updated with a new chapter on rahul gandhi. The congress party has always stayed one step ahead of the opposition by constantly reinventing and re-aligning itself to stay in sync with the political realities of the day. Its president, sonia gandhi, pulled off a master-coup in 2004 by declining the prime-ministership, while the incumbent congress prime minister dr manmohan singh is the first prime minister since nehru to lead the party into two union government terms. In 2013, rahul gandhi was elevated to the post of congress vice-president amid much fanfare and optimism. Tasked with reviving the grand old party, the young politician remains, in the minds of many, the best hope to lead the congress into the next century, marking a new moment in the congresss concept of continuity with change. In his bestselling book 24 akbar road, seasoned journalist a...