K. Natwar Singh has been described as a bibliophile with a sense of humour. His versatility is well known. His vision of a democratic, secular and just India is Nehruvian. His formidable learning and his sensitivity have earned him the respect of the discernible both within and outside India. In this book, he demonstrates once again, that his pen has retained its power to delight and stimulate. His ideas and opinions carry conviction and weight. The book is refreshingly provocative and represents a genuinely civilized mind.
Author, Diplomat, Politician, K. Natwar Singh was born in Bharatpur, Rajasthan. He was educated at Mayo College, Ajmer; Scindia School, Gwalior; St. Stephen’s College, Delhi; Corpus Christi College, In 1983 he was Secretary General of the 7th Non-Aligned Summit and Chief Co-ordinator of the Commonwealth Summit, held in New Delhi. He was a Member of the Lok Sabha from 1984 to 1989 and Minister of State for Steel, Fertilizer and External Affairs. In 1987 he was elected President of U.N. Conference on Disarmament and Development. In 1989 he was leader of the Indian Delegations to the U.N. Conference on Chemical Weapons and the Paris Conference on Cambodia. He was Minister of State for External Affairs 1986-1989 and External Affairs Minister - 2004-2005.