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Jagadish Chandra Bose: The Reluctant Physicist by Sudipto Das. Niyogi Books. Pages 390. Rs 795



More than five decades after his death, Sir JC Bose is being resurrected in book after book. Sudipto Das’ ‘Jagadish Chandra Bose: The Reluctant Physicist’ is yet another attempt at sketching his life. Bose lived during a turbulent phase in India’s history and was both loved and hated by his acquaintances, mythified and forgotten by his countrymen.

Raising the Bar

by Roshan Lal Batta.

SLM Publishers.

Pages 218. Rs 495

It was during the profound stillness of the Covid-19 pandemic that Roshan Lal Batta found himself drawn to whispers of the past. From becoming a supply teacher and a Barrister in London to working with stalwarts like Hira Lal Sibal in India, he recounts life in vivid detail. The memoir is a tribute to the luminaries who shaped his life.


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