Men of Soil, Web of Politics and Presidential Memoirs
A nation invests so much in its citizens. Citizens empower it through their intellectual and physical contributions. Intellect cannot be gauged by the measure of sheer degrees in education of an institution. There has been many a man of soil who rose to greater heights of governance and served the institution. Among these men of soil and grass roots Sanjiva Reddy and Giani Zail Singh ascended the Presidential throne in the history of free India. Though short in literary value but deep in wisdom, these two individuals authored two texts which offer a phenomenal perspective and ringside view of the polity of the nation. This paper attempts a study of these memoirs to cull their words and thoughts of wisdom.
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