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Book entitled The Accidental Prime Minister released

Apr 14, 2014 11:11 IST

The Accidental Prime MinisterThe Accidental Prime Minister: The Making and Unmaking of Manmohan Singh authored by Dr. Sanjaya Baru

A memoir entitled the 'The Accidental Prime Minister: the making and unmaking of Manmohan Singh' authored by Sanjaya Baru was released on 11 April 2014. The book has highlighted the difference between the good governance and bad governance by comparing UPA regime under Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and NDA regime under Atal Viharee Vajpayee.

The memoir has also highlighted the fact that how the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) suffered from the duality of control and responsibility that affected the overall policy decision making.

The writer in the book had also claimed that the key appointments to the cabinet and the PMO were also decided by Sonia Gandhi. According to him, he wrote the book with a motive to let people know the success and failure of Manmohan Singh as the Prime Minister of India.

Sanjaya Baru was the media advisor of the Prime Minister, Manmohan Singh between 2004 and 2008.

The book has been published by Penguin India.


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