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Editorial Reviews. Review. Very nice and interesting Book with complete Biography of Mayawati. Some Important fellows from Maharashtra which are not . In the third edition of his biography of Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) BSP in power) were both titled, Behenji: A Political Biography of Mayawati. The book is a political biography of one of India’s most intruiging and interesting politicians – Mayawati who is also known as “Behenji” (Respected sister).

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Oct 18, Kunal rated it liked it. The book is a political biography of one of India’s most intruiging and interesting politicians – Mayawati who is also known as “Behenji” Respected sister. Smita Roy rated it really liked it May 10, Ritu rated it really liked it Nov 21, There was a problem filtering reviews right now.

Customers who bought this item also bought. Julia rated it it was amazing Oct 22, He began his journalistic career in the early “Ajoy Bose has been regarded, in recent years, as the leading expert on Mayzwati and her Dalit politics.

Eminent journalist Ajoy Bose brings his in-depth experience of covering Indian politics for over three decades to this pioneering political biography of Mayawati. Ajoy Bose has done a superb job in narrating an unbiased version of the rise and fall and may be rise again of Mayawati.


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That said, I must confess that I am highly intrigued and approve of Mayawati as a woman who from being an impoverished Dalit an outcaste community crushed with harsh discrimination transformed into a powerful and mercurial politician. The account of state politics and party rivalries in UP during the s and Not a hagiography but a far from critical account of Mayawati and her political career. Haris Hasan rated it liked it Sep 21, See all 6 reviews. Jul 24, Arvind rated it liked it Shelves: Customers who viewed this item also viewed.

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It is worth reading. The title should be bheenji Apr 11, Umesh Kesavan rated it it was ok Shelves: Penguin India 9 March Language: The Making of India’s Electoral System. Pavan rated it it was amazing Nov 24, Oct 13, Bhaswati rated it liked it.

No trivia or quizzes yet. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. The story of this book ends on a promising note, a time when Mayawati becomes fourth time chief minister of Uttar Pradesh.

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‘Behenji: The Rise and Fall of Mayawati’ review: Wavering fortunes

The first two editions, published in shortly after she gave Uttar Pradesh its first majority kayawati in 19 years and when the Samajwadi Party replaced the BSP in power were both titled, Behenji: Read more Read less.

Subscribe to our newsletter Some error text Name. However, part II of the book goes repeats a lot of events and aims at painting a flawless picture of Mayawati. Understandably given the restricted biograpjy and the well know aversion to media interaction of the subject, not many real insights into the personality or biography of the individual in question; but still a valuable contribution to the still under-researched and under-published area of Dalit studies and Dalit politics esp in English.