Bihar to Tihar by Kanhaiya Kumar Online

Bihar to Tihar
Title : Bihar to Tihar
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ISBN : 8193237277
Language : English
Format Type : Paperback
Number of Pages : 200 pages

No one has made quite such an electrifying political debut in India in recent history In March 2016 Kanhaiya Kumar the president of the JNU Students Union was arrested on charges of sedition locked up in Tihar Jail and beaten up by lawyers in Patiala House court He came out of the crisis as a young political star dubbed by the BBC as India s most loved and loathed student No one has made quite such an electrifying political debut in India in recent history In March 2016 Kanhaiya Kumar the president of the JNU Students Union was arrested on charges of sedition locked up in Tihar Jail and beaten up by lawyers in Patiala House court He came out of the crisis as a young political star dubbed by the BBC as India s most loved and loathed student This is his story from his childhood in rural Bihar college days in Patna to his political coming of age in Delhi And it is told in his extraordinary voice colourful witty eloquent and raw Bihar to Tihar is the story of a young political star in the making and a rare window into the lives of small town young Indians and their aspirations About the AuthorKanhaiya Kumar is the president of the JNU Students Union


Bihar to Tihar Reviews

  • Tanmay Patange

    Earlier when I made an update about this book on Instagram announcing that I ll soon be doing book reviews, I got a comment from some gentlemen asking me you are a pure leftist aren t you I was surprised since I was hoping to be labeled anti national and not leftist for showing interest in hearing what a student who was charged with sedition has to say.I didn t respond to his comment then knowing that my review will say things better on my behalf So here we have people who not only judge bo Earl [...]

  • Vaishali Gupta

    I had not followed the whole kanhaiya story on media However he kept cropping up during discussions in several forums And that intrigued me I picked up this book to understand the whole issue closely His perspective on politics and activism surely strikes a chord with me, though I wish I could get first hand perspective of the other side too Nonetheless the writer makes some exceptionally brilliant and valid points about India and majority of Indians To be able to understand exploitation, I had [...]

  • Gunjan

    This book is not exceptional literature but it is required reading if you ever made up your mind to hate the students of JNU for being anti nationalist as shown by the media If you ever wondered about the leftist wing in India and background to JNU sensationalization It is the story from the person everyone hated due to conspiracies against this young kid by the ruling government of India Be ready to change your mind by the end of this book, especially if you get your information fix from b This [...]

  • Swarna Pawar

    His writing depict the actual problem in India Generally we polish our egos by saying that India is a Holy Country Countries aren t holy, people who live in and nurture its freedom make it holy In the current situation we are all living in an open jail We are scared in our own houses, we are scared of going out in the night, we are scared to talk, where to talk and how our opinions will be manipulated We feel insecure and yet on 15th august every year we congratulate each other and Say Happ His [...]

  • Atif Haider

    Very Nice book written by Dr Kanhaiya kumar, It is very useful for Indian peopleskeep it up gentleman, GOD bless youAll real and honest Indians are with you

  • Saket Suman

    In terms of the writing style, I would say the translation of book to English could have been better and presentable Its pretty evident from the content that the Hindi version would have had a better impact on me as a reader.The reason I was so intrigued to pick this book up was to understand and get to know the facts from the other side as well From day 1 of JNU events, Kanhaiya Kumar and his colleagues were awarded the tag of anti national and terrorist On completing the book, I h In terms of [...]

  • Dahlia

    This is a short autobiography of the famous Maoist terrorist bordering on graphic contents.The very first chapter, which addresses the horrific abuse Kanhaiya suffered made me realise this story was going to have much depth than I expected Spoilers ahead From a very tender age, many girls were attracted to me, but as I was very shy and I had slight EDS problem, I could not manage the courage to have sex with anyone till I went to Tihar Jail Life was getting very boring for me, I did no This is [...]