The candidate was written by Indian Journalist Anirudh Bhattacharya. The book was released on 29 March 2014.
The Candidate is a breezy and humorous story of the General Election of India. The book is about a story of a candidate who fights for the Narayanpore seat - A nondescript district in West Bengal.
Replete with colourful campaigns, media hullabaloo, cynical voters, goondas, chamchas and all the usual suspects.
About the Author
Anirudh Bhattacharyya is a journalist who has extensively covered politics and elections for the print and television media in India and the United States and has reported from the White House and Parliament House. From netas in India to senators in America, he has seen them up close and political. Formerly based in New Delhi and New York, he currently lives in Toronto.