Book Launch

The Man Who Saved India
Hindol Sengupta
At Nehru centre London
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Shortlisted for the REC-Valley of Words Award, The Man Who Saved India is the best-selling biography of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel published by Penguin Random House India. Feted by scholars from around the world, it is the latest and most comprehensive look at the legacy of one of the main makers of modern India and the man who painstakingly brought together the princely states with independent India. The book is written by multiple award-winning historian Hindol Sengupta who is a Chevening Scholar at the University of Oxford and has been a Knight-Bagehot Fellow at Columbia University. He is the winner of the Wilbur Award given by the Religion Communicators Council of America for his book Being Hindu in 2018 and won the PSF prize for public service - among earlier winners of the award are the late Indian scientist and President A. P. J. Abdul Kalam. His book Recasting India was shortlisted for the Hayek Prize given by the Manhattan Institute in memory of the Nobel laureate F. A. Hayek. He is Editor-at-Large for Fortune India, the Indian edition of the Fortune magazine.