31 May '15, 3pm

#VaticanChancellor of #Nalanda quotes Rasheed Kidwai, Sonia's Biographer

According to Rasheed Kidwai, Sonia Gandhi’s biographer, "Congress leaders regard him (Pranab Mukherjee) as a living encyclopedia. He is an authority on all subjects from food processing to culture to diplomacy to social policies." Others describe him as having "a reputation as a number-crunching politician with a phenomenal memory and an unerring survival instinct." Despite his busy schedule, he never looks hurried. Somehow, he has been able to find time to read all kinds of books and to keep a diary. In a recent interview, Minister Mukherjee recounted how the diaries he had written from the beginning of his career till 1986 were destroyed by a flood. He was understandably devastated and stopped writing for two years until Narasimha Rao told him that he should continue. He has now taken precautions by moving his recent writings to higher ground where "it will take a delu...

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