When was the To the Brink and Back: India’s 1991 Story written?

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Rajib Ahluwalia asked 27-Aug-2018 in Books & Novels by Rajib Ahluwalia

When was the To the Brink and Back: India’s 1991 Story written?


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UTKARSHA SINGHROUL answered 18-Feb-2019 by UTKARSHA SINGHROUL

‘To the Brink and Back: India’s 1991 Story’ was released in the first week of September 2015. The book was written by ‘Jairam Ramesh’ the former Union Environment and Forest Minister (Independent Charge).

When was the To the Brink and Back: India’s 1991 Story written?
The book is the discussion about the changes in the Economic Policies which were introduced by Late P.V. Narasimha Rao and Manmohan Singh in the year 1991. He is a renowned Indian Economist and a Politician who belongs to the Indian National Congress. The book has been presented among the readers with valid proofs as well. As the book contains the key documents and notes, which were introduced for the first time to the public. The book also contains the private messages and conversations as well as the personal papers of Narasimha Rao and Manmohan Singh in the Parliament proceedings, and the Congress Meetings. All these pieces of evidence are attached in the book as the proof for the support of what has been claimed in the book. All these documents were presented for the first time in the public through the book.
During the release of the book, the writer and politician Jairam Ramesh claimed writing the book is the ringside view that he enjoyed while working in the Prime Minister’s Office for the first 90 days, during the tenure of Narasimha Rao government.
He is the Member of Parliament from Andhra Pradesh state in the Rajya Sabha since June 2004. At present, he is at the Chair of the Future Earth Engagement Committee, which is a research platform on Global Sustainability. He authored other three books as well. He wrote and co-edited his first book ‘Mobilising Technology for World Development’ in the year 1979, then wrote ‘Making Sense of Chindia: Reflections of China and India’ in the year 2005, and in 2015, he wrote, ‘Green Signals: Ecology, Growth, and Democracy in India’.