It isn’t everyday when a nation finds a leader so forward-looking that his economic policies’ impact is felt by the nation even more than two decades later. And this, from a person who confessed not understanding economics.
Pamulaparti Venkata Narasimha Rao, popularly known as ‘modern day’s Chanakya’, is said to have left for Hyderabad to become the head of a monastic order called Siddeswari Peetham in Courtallam in Tamil Nadu only 25 days before he made prime minister of India.
A polyglot and a fond writer, often condemned for Ayodhya, deserves our respect for opening up the economy so beautifully.
We have compiled some of the lesser known facts about India’s forgotten hero. Read on…