By L.K. Advani

A Prisoner’s Scrap-Book is an interesting account of the unfolding of occasions of the Emergency (1975-77) as visible from a jail condo. Written in an easy and simple type decorated with anecdotes, this isn't only one extra criminal diary. Nor does it try to theorize. In phrases that talk from the center, the author—then the president of a massive Indian political celebration and the way the country’s. domestic Minister—has recorded his options and the occasions that happened on a day by day foundation in the course of his nineteen-month sojourn within the country’s jails. In his foreword to the e-book, former top Minister Shri Morarji Desai writes, “...The diary finds an individual of singular honesty and commitment, tradition and equanimity. It depicts the burning religion with which he withstood the implications of governmental trickery and his ardour, as an editor for the liberty of the clicking and the mass-media....”
The ebook additionally features a number of pro-democracy literature written by way of the writer below a pseudonym and circulated within the underground conduits.
The author’s uncompromising dedication to democratic norms and values is mirrored the following, in addition to his abiding religion in an open society and the unfettered correct of the folks to pursue its ideals.
A e-book which merits to be learn through all who price such ideals.

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