Abdul Rahman Siddiqi is a retired Brigadier of the Pakistan Army. He was born and brought up in Delhi which he had to leave for Lahore during Partition. He now lives in Karachi.
The book could have been appropriately sub-titled as 'Life in Pre-Partition Delhi (Dilli) Laid Bare'. It is, the first, and easily the last one of its kind by one of the vanishing breed of vintage ...
Harivansh Rai Bachchan (27 November 1907 - 18 January 2003) was a well-known Hindi poet.
Sibaji Bandyopadhyay is former Professor of Cultural Studies, Centre for Studies in Social Sciences, Calcutta (CSSSC), and former Professor of Comparative Literature, Jadavpur University, Kolkata.