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Pavan K. Varma (born 5 November 1953) is a former Indian Foreign Service officer and was an adviser to the Chief Minister of Bihar, Nitish Kumar, with cabinet rank.
Pavan K. With effect from June, 2014 he was a Member of Parliament (Rajya Sabha) until July 2016. He is currently the National General Secretary and National Spokesman of the Janata Dal (United). After retiring from the Foreign Service in January, 2013, Varma became a culture adviser to the Chief Minister of Bihar.
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In Being Indian, Pavan Varma, whom the Guardian has called ‘one of the country’s most perceptive writers’, demolishes the myths . Inside the real india. For my mother, Shakuntala, who passed away a little before.
In Being Indian, Pavan Varma, whom the Guardian has called ‘one of the country’s most perceptive writers’, demolishes the myths and generalisations as he turns his sharply observant gaze on his fellow countrymen to examine what really makes Indians tick and what they have to offer the world in the 21st century. this book was published, with love and reverence. Mushquilen mujh par padin itni.
Pavan Varma, a great Indian Writer, member of parliament has written over a dozen best selling books. Pavan K Varma is a writer-diplomat and now in politics, where he was till recently an MP in the Rajya Sabha, and earlier Advisor to the Chief Minister of Bihar, with rank of Cabinet Minister. He was an MP in the Rajya Sabha, and earlier Advisor to the Chief Minister of Bihar. Author of over a dozen best selling books he has been Ambassador in several countries, Director of The Nehru Centre in London, Official Spokesperson of the MEA, and Press Secretary to the President of India.
InBeing Indian, Pavan Varma, a diplomat who directs London's Nehru Centre (the cultural wing of the Indian High Commission), challenges this and other views of what Indian identity means. His India is complex, but certainly not inscrutable. Clichés about India prevail: its people are spiritual and not materialistic; good at maths (and thus also at IT), thanks to an innate ability with numbers; uninterested in power. And, as Churchill said, India is a geographical expression, not a nation.
Misconceptions about India and Indians abound, fed by the stereotypes. Being Indian - The truth about why the 21st Century will be India's by Pavan K. Varma - Varma is a diplomat, his biography seems to imply an erudite, well read and well travelled gentleman who evokes a subtle sense of Pico Iyer in his approach and writing. I'm not comparing the two, no one comes close to Iyer in his distinctly global style, but the faint whiff perhaps of mixing Indian with British with a touch of the world feels familiar. Varma, a writer-diplomat, has held many key positions in the Government of India. See actions taken by the people who manage and post content. Page created – 6 September 2011.