Episode 167: India’s Greatest Civil Servant

In 1906, a 13-year-old boy burnt down his school in a village in Kerala and ran away from home to work in the gold mines of Kolar. Decades later, he put this country together. Narayani Basu joins Amit Varma in episode 167 of The Seen and the Unseen to talk about the extraordinary life of VP Menon.

Also check out:
1. VP Menon: The Unsung Architect of Modern India — Narayani Basu
2. Integration of the Indian States — VP Menon
3. The Transfer of Power in India — VP Menon
4. Kashmir and Article 370 — Episode 134 of The Seen and the Unseen (w Srinath Raghavan)
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