K. Natwar Singh, a former Minister of External Affairs and prominent
Indian National Congress politician has written an autobiography titled One Life Is Not Enough.
The book is a chronicle of his career as a politician and bureaucrat, and it speaks of his experiences in
Delhi's political corridors, including the Volcker issue and Sonia Gandhi's withdrawal as a prime minister candidate.
The book sparked debate in Delhi political circles ahead of its release, prompting
Sonia Gandhi to reply by announcing that she would publish her own book to expose the truth.
These events, as well as the ups and downs of the Congress party, are described by Singh. His affiliation with the party allowed him to carefully watch some historical events, and he discusses
in the 1980s
, under the leadership of
Pakistan President Zia-ul-Haq, India–Russia relations
, and China–India
relations, among other delicate issues.
He also provides newly unreleased data about the Volcker scandal
, as well as insider information on important events during the
A total of 464 pages are included in the book. Rupa & Co is the book's publisher, and it will be released on January 1, 2014.