India After Gandhi

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India after Gandhi
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Ramchandra Guha

Hindi Translation by Sushant Jha
Country India
Language English
Genre Non-fiction
Publisher Harper Collins
Publication date
July 24, 2007
Media type Print (hardcover and paperback)
Pages 898 pp
ISBN 978-0-330-50554-3

India after Gandhi: The History of the World's Largest Democracy is a book by Indian historian Ramachandra Guha, published by HarperCollins in August 2007.[1][2] A history of the Indian nation after it gained independence from the British Empire on 15 August 1947, India after Gandhi was chosen Book of the Year by The Economist, The Wall Street Journal and Outlook, among others. The book won the 2011 Sahitya Akademi Award for English.[3]

India After Gandhi was translated into Hindi as Bharat Gandhi Ke Baad by India Today journalist Sushant Jha, an alumnus of the Indian Institute of Mass Communication, New Delhi.[4]


  1. ^ Amit Chaudhuri (21 April 2007). "Review: Midnight's citizens". The Guardian. 
  2. ^ "All in the Family". New York Times. August 26, 2007. 
  3. ^ "POETS DOMINATE SAHITYA AKADEMI AWARDS 2011" (PDF) (Press release). Sahitya Akademi. 2011-12-21. Retrieved 2011-12-21. 
  4. ^ "Bharat Gandhi Ke Baad". Penguin India. Retrieved 7 January 2017.