Sanjeev Sanyal's New Book On Role Of Revolutionaries In India's Freedom Struggle Set For January Launch

Swarajya Staff

Dec 16, 2022, 04:50 PM | Updated 04:50 PM IST

Cover of Sanjeev Sanyal's new book
Cover of Sanjeev Sanyal's new book

Noted economist and popular historian Sanjeev Sanyal is set to release his latest book, "Revolutionaries: The Other Story of How India Won Its Freedom," in the second week of January 2023.

Sanyal took to Twitter to make the announcement about his new book which he said will be on the revolutionary movements related to the struggle for Indian Independence.

"It is the thrilling true story of incredible courage, diabolical treachery & incredible twists of fate," Sanyal tweeted.

Sanyal, has authored best-selling books including "Land of the Seven Rivers," "The Ocean of Churn," "India in the Age of Ideas," and "The Indian Renaissance."

In addition to his work as an economist and author, Sanyal served as the Principal Economic Adviser to the Finance Minister of India for five years until February 2022. He is currently is part of Prime Minister's Economic Advisory Council.

He also co-authored and edited six Economic Surveys of the Government of India between 2017 and 2022, and has published over 200 articles and columns in leading national and international publications.

He has also represented India on various international forums, such as the OECD and G7, and served as the Co-Chair of the G20's Framework Working Group.

Sanyal is also a visiting scholar at Oxford University, Adjunct Fellow at the Institute of Policy studies, Singapore, Fellow of the Royal Geographical Sociery, London, Visiting Professor at Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi and a Senior Fellow of the World Wildlife Fund.

Before he plunged in to the economic policy apparatus of North Block, Sanyal worked in Deutsche Bank as a Global Strategist and a Managing Director till 2015. A Rhodes Scholar and Eisenhower Fellow, he was named “Young Global Leader 2010” by the World Economic Forum at Davos.

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