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Dr. Manmohan Singh Launches Economist C H Hanumantha Rao’s Book

Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh released a book by former Planning Commission and Finance Commission member C H Hanumantha Rao.
C H Hanumantha Rao’s book

  • The title of the book is “My Journey from Marxism-Leninism to Nehruvian Socialism”.
  • While releasing the book, Mr Singh addressed the Indian economist as a most creative thinker, social activist, and distinguished economist.
  • In his book, Professor has not commented much on the period of Emergency imposed by late PM Indira Gandhi.
  • But it is quite clear from his book that he was not very happy with Emergency and the suspension of human rights and civil rights in India.

About C H Hanumantha Rao

  • Chennamaneni Hanumantha Rao is an Indian economist and writer.
  • He was a member of the National Advisory Council from 2004 to 2008.
  • He chaired the Technical Committee on Drought prone Areas Programme and Desert Development Programme of the Commission for Agricultural Costs and Prices.
  • He was awarded the Padma Bhushan by the president of India in 2004, for contributions in the field of Literature and Education.
  • He is the Chairman of the Centre for Economic and Social Studies, Hyderabad.
  • He remained a member of the Seventh and Eighth Planning Commission and also the Finance Commission of India.
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