[Epub] ❧ Warrior of the Fourth Estate ➛ B.G. Verghese – Writerscompany.co.uk

Warrior of the Fourth Estate Ramnath Goenka Was A Man Of Many Parts Freedom Fighter, Gandhian Worker, Politician, Merchant, Industrialist And Newspaper Magnate But Than Anything Else He Was An Indomitable Warrior For The Freedom Of The Press, Whose Frontiers He Fearlessly Defended And Pushed, Often At Enormous Cost To Himself His Mission As A Newspaper Publisher Was To Empower The Citizen, Uphold His Right To Know, And To Make All Those In Power And Authority Accountable To The People A Mission That He Carried Out With Unflagging, If Sometimes Excessive, Zeal During The Emergency, Ramnath Goenka Or RNG As He Came To Be Popularly Known Waged An Epic Battle Of Defiance Against A Vindictive Government, And In Later Years Launched A Relentless Campaign Against Corruption, Which Won Him Staunch Admirers As Well As Bitter Enemies The Targets Of His Campaigns Included Prime Ministers, Political Leaders, Corporate Raiders, Trade Unionists And Tycoons B.G Verghese S Biography Charts The Tumultuous Course Of Goenka S Life, From His Modest Beginnings To His Building Of The Vast Indian Express Empire With Its Multiple Editions, Which Reached Out To Readers In The Remotest Corners Of The Country It Also Paints A Compelling Portrait Of A Man Who Was A Bundle Of Contradictions A Wealthy Man Of Property Who Lived An Austere Life Who Was Parsimonious To A Fault Yet Could Be Exceedingly Generous Who Adored Gossip And Intrigue And Was At The Same Time Deeply Spiritual One Of The Most Powerful Men In India Who Was Deeply Lonely In His Personal Life A Man You Could Love Or Hate But Never Ignore This Book Has All The Excitement Of A Roller Coaster Ride As It Takes The Reader Through The Extraordinary Twists And Turns Of Fortune That Characterized Ramnath Goenka S Life, Including Scandals And Scoops, Fiery Public Campaigns, Dramatic Court Battles And The Making And Unmaking Of Political Leaders And Governments, Along The Way, It Tells The Story, Too, Of A Newspaper That Not Only Recorded


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  1. says:

    Stumbled upon this book at a bookstore Blossoms, Bangalore one reason why in the age of on line book purchases I still like browsing through bookstores in person Picked thisout of intrigue than interest Had heard stories about the legendary Ramnath Goenka RNG press baron and founder of the Indian Express, an institution in itself that has spawned the best of journalistic talent, but never figured there was a biography on the man.Though commissioned by the Express Group, the autho Stum


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