FREEDOM STRUGGLE AND BEYOND
Freedom Struggle and Beyond is a collection of articles, in national dailies, written by Praveen Davar on the Independence Movement and the making of Modern India. The latter part includes all the wars fought by India after independence till 1971 which is a glorious chapter in the history of the subcontinent and India’s ‘finest hour’. The book is an inspiring account of the sage of freedom struggle and the building of modern India. It encapsulates the views of the stalwarts of the freedom struggle and makers of modern India which are extremely inspiring and of immense value to scholars and the students of modern history. AsDr. Karan Singhhas written in his foreward, ‘taken together, this book is an interesting and useful contribution to our contemporary intellectual discourse.’
Capt. Praveen Davaris an alumnus of the prestigious National Defence Academy, Khadakvasala and Indain Military Academy, Dehradun. He was commissioned in the Deccan Horse, a battle-hardened armoured regiment, on 14 Novemeber 1971 when India’s political and military leadership was poised to create a glorious history: the brilliant victory in the Bangladesh Liberation War. Davar resigned from the Army in 1980 and joined the Indian National Congress (INC) which he has been serving for over four decades in various capacities beginning with international youth activities. He was Secretary AICC and, later, Memebr of the National Commission for Minorities, and frequently writes for national newspapers and INC publications on topics of historical and contemporary importance. Davar editsThe Secular Saviour, a journal propagating peace, patriotism and secularism.