The Queen of All Nations

The Queen of All Nations

What makes a nation?

Is there a difference between a patriot and a nationalist?

What is the truth about our land?

What is the past that many of us have no idea about, especially those who have come to take what they are told as actuality?

What does our history teach us?

The Queen of All Nations attempts to tell the truth about us, our India and separate fact from myth.

The various events that have shaped India over the last century and a half, the personalities who have made – and continue to make – the essence of what this country is, and what it is not, are provided in this overview of modern India. Whereas this primer seeks to reach out to young Indians in particular, who take today’s world, and word, for granted, as if none other ever existed, it is also meant for readers of all age-groups.

About the Author: Abhijit Sengupta was born in 1948 in independent India, and grew up to love the national anthem and the national flag. He joined the Indian Administrative Service in 1972 and took his oath of allegiance to the Constitution of India. He retired in 2008, and as an ordinary citizen now, he has tried to remain true to the ideals of the Constitution.