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Uprising 2011: Indians Against Corruption

Kiran Bedi (Compiler) Pavan Choudary (Compiler)

Uprising 2010 - Indians Against Corruption is an assembled chronicle for those who witnessed or participated in the civil-society-supported anti-corruption movement in India, 2010-2012, also referred to as India's Arab Spring or its second war of independence (against corruption). It gives a thumb nail view of this historical awakening of the Indian society and of the lessons we can draw from it. Kiran Bedi is the first and was the highest ranked woman in the officer ranks of the Indian Police Service. She is a recipient of the prestigious Ramon Magsaysay Award, Asian equivalent of Nobel Prize, for revolutionary reforms in police and prisons. Kiran has been voted as the most trusted and admired woman of the country. Her two NGOs, Navjyoti and India Vision Foundation reach out to thousands daily in education and self reliance. She is an author of several books, anchors TV shows, and travels widely on speaking engagements. For more, Dr. Bedi is on twitter @thekiranbedi or www.kiranbedi.com Pavan Choudary is the author of path breaking books like When you are Sinking Become a Submarine, Broom & Groom (co-author Kiran bedi ), A Trilogy of Wisdom, Machiavelli for Moral People and The Rx Factor. Pavan is also the Managing Director of Vygon, a leading French Multinational, Hosts the TV program Hum Aise Kyun Hain on Doordarshan and has written columns for Times of India and Financial Chronicle. Today, Pavan is considered as one of the most original Indian socio-political thinkers and management strategists.

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About the author

Kiran Bedi

Dr. Kiran Bedi is India's first and highest ranking woman officer in the Indian Police Service. Her experience and expertise include more than 33 years of tough, responsive and interactive policing, within India and outside. She has worked with the United Nations as the Police Advisor to the Secretary General, in the Department of Peace Keeping Operations. She has represented India at the United Nations, and in international forums on crime prevention, drug trafficking and abuse, prison reform, women's issues and peace keeping operations. Recipient of the prestigious Ramon Magsaysay Award (also called the Asian Nobel Prize), and several other decorations, Dr. Bedi is the author of four books and a regular columnist with leading dailies, newspapers and magazines. She is also a very sought after speaker on various social, professional and leadership issues at national and international forums. She is the founder of two Non-Governmental Organization, Navjyoti and India Vision Foundation, that provide drug abuse treatment and rehabilitation, residential schooling for children of prisoners, in addition to education, training, counselling, and health care to the urban and rural poor.

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Title Uprising 2011: Indians Against Corruption
Format Softcover
Date published: 10.09.2013
Edition 1st.ed.
Language: English
isbn 9789380710440
length 126p., Illustrations; Chiefly Colour; 25cm.