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Ajoy Bose has been regarded, in recent years, as the leading expert on Mayawati and her Dalit politics. For nearly four decades, he has been associated with a wide range of media. He is at present a senior political columnist and television commentator, published in leading newspapers and magazines in India and abroad and appearing on major channels.
?He began his journalistic career in the early 1970s with Patriot newspaper and Link magazine, going on to become Delhi correspondent of Sunday magazine, and in the 1980s started the Delhi edition of The Sunday Observer, India?s first Sunday newspaper. In the 1990s he was with the Pioneer newspaper where he became the Executive Editor. He was also India correspondent of the Guardian, London from 1978 to 1996 and later the New Delhi representative for the Khaleej Times, Dubai. He has broadcast extensively on the BBC, Voice of America and Radio Nederlands. During the 1998 national elections he co-hosted along with Vinod Dua and Mark Tully the popular television poll programme ?Chunauv chunauti? for Sony television. In 2004, he produced a weekly foreign affairs television show Global Challenges on Doordarshan News.
Ajoy Bose has written two books, the highly-acclaimed For Reasons of State: Delhi under Emergency and the Shah Commission.
Does her loss in the 2017 UP elections mean the end of Mayawati? What kind of legacy does she leave behind for Dalit politics?
First published in 2008, this revised edition pinpoints the reasons behind BSP`s fall in the 2009 Lok Sabha polls, loss of power in the 2012 assembly elections, the humiliating zero in the 2014 national polls and her most recent electoral debacle. Also scrutinized in concise detail is Mayawati`s performance as an administrator in the face of rampant corruption charges, the rise of a leader who brought a Dalit party to power for the first time on its own and the failure of her social engineering project during her years in power.
Through an astute mix of political analysis and extensive briefings from those close to her as well as her critics and opponents, Ajoy Bose gives us an insight into the amazing saga of Mayawati, examining her political journey over four decades