Das, an Indian venture capitalist and columnist for the Times of India (and former CEO of Procter & Gamble India), uses his own experiences as a businessman. The nation’s rise is one of the great international stories of the late twentieth century, and in India Unbound the acclaimed columnist Gurcharan Das offers a. First published in , the best-selling India Unbound has been translated into several languages ‘Gurcharan Das has written a paean to liberalization (India.

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India Unbound: The Social and Economic Revolution from Independence to the Global Information Age

Nothing wrong with that, but the reader should be sensitive to the other view points out there. India Unbound can best be described as the economic history of India. This is one of those rare books, which talks sense and rationality cleverly avoiding the traps of hyper-active patriotism and still instilling a deep sense of belonging to your motherland!

These are no simple topics to discuss and sometimes they do tend to be verbose unfortunately. I was wondering when the leaders knew that nothing much was happening for the country’s progress why did none dared to put an end to those strategy and planning and thinking about something new.

Read it Forward Read it unboynd. Don’t have a Kindle? AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. He says Pandit Nehru was not wrong when he went for socialism instead of free market economy but he lndia Indira Gandhi must have known better.

About India Unbound India today is a vibrant free-market democracy, a nation well on its way to overcoming decades of widespread poverty. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.


India Unbound

This book surely got me acquainted with the market way of thinking and also made me develop respect for the entrepreneurs. On the Subtle Art of Dharma. She should have realized that socialism is not doing any good so economic policies has to be changed. Daz Rao who steered the reformers all the way through.

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The book cites an irony when it states that the ‘ Garibi Hatao ‘ policies followed by Mrs. The juxtaposition to Japan for instance is indicated in this book and worthy of reflection.

Now the country has realised that its all about the revolutionary ideas that will help the country to think out of the box rather following the outdated policies, Many private entepreneurs are on the move slowly but steadily building up India in a good way The author shows how India made some really bad decisions in the past like licence raj, inspector raj, socialism and mistreatment of the business class who really are the unsung heroes of independent INDIA. He graduated with honors from Harvard University in Philosophy.

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It is a passion at the root which inspires it. Author asks right question, why does government gets to decide what people should buy and peole should not unless and untill it is harmful to himself.

Share unbund thoughts with other customers. Das does not use this book to lambaste India, and draws on a personal zeal to encourage an advancing India by way of his experience in the international arena, having seen the many sides of India i.


He vividly paints the reasons for the failure of so called Indian socialism and how it choked the Indian economy for 40 years since her independence. Wonderfully explains the rot the Indian bureaucracy has caused to the country. Book unbounx both as a memoir and a critical social investigation through variegated business narratives.

It is a rant against the mixed economy model adopted by the Indian state at the time of Indep India Unbound can best be described as the economic history of India.

Overall, i agree with the central thesis of this book that indian economic liberalisation has begun in earnest and has gurcharzn the people to strive for a better life. Gurucharan Das gives a resounding account of his personal tryst with the Indian bureaucratic system prevailing at that time.

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India Unbound | Gurcharan Das

None of them raised voice. Gurchsran Das is a columnist for the Times of India and other newspapers, and is the author of three plays and a novel. Dec 11, Danish Zahoor rated it liked it.

In doing this Das vindicates his narrative choice – the narrative moods were meant to capture the turbulent see-saw of emotions that the nation itself went through. That was insane but Bajaj did not gurrcharan license to produce more scooters even though it could and even though there was demand.