Kashmir: The Vajpayee Years: AS Dulat & Aditya Sinha
The book titled Kashmir: The Vajpayee Years was published on 6 July 2015 by HarperCollins. It was co-authored by AS Dulat and Aditya Sinha.
The book focuses on initiatives launched by the Vajpayee government between 1998 and 2004 to restore normalcy in India's most beautiful but troubled state.
The book includes firsthand account of AS Dulat, who was chief of the Research and Analysis Wing (RAW) during Vajpayee government, about the difficulties, successes and near triumphs in the effort to bring back Kashmir from the brink.
In the book, he showed the players, the politics, the strategies and the true intent and sheer ruthlessness of the meddlers from across the border.
After his retirement as the RAW chief in 2000, AS Dulat served as an advisor on Kashmir in the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) from January 2001 to May 2004.
Aditya Sinha has been a journalist since February 1987. He has been Editor-in-Chief of the New Indian Express and DNA. His published work includes the biographies Farooq Abdullah: Kashmir's Prodigal Son (1996) and Death of Dreams: A Terrorist's Tale (2000).
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When: 6 July 2015