A very well conceptualised and written story by Ashwin Sanghi. As is usually the case with Ashwin Sanghi, this book also narrates two stories, one of the famous ‘Chanakya’ and his disciple ‘Chandragupta Maurya’ and another story of present day Chanakya, Gangasagar Mishra and his protégé Chandini.
The story is about a poor Brahmin boy Ganga Sagar and his razor-sharp mind in economics, history and politics. He takes keen interest in Indian politics and decides to be the king maker, he establishes a political party of his own in Uttar Pradesh and promotes a local goon, Ikram, to become the mayor of the city Kanpur and then helps him become powerful at the state level. Meanwhile, he decides to open a school for the slum population and finds a girl student Chandini, who is sharp and has the potential to be a leader. He decides to take her under his … Read More