Introduction

A collection of articles on Indian history and socual history of Kerala written in Madhyamam Daily titled 'Sermons From The Mount'. These were reflections triggered by contemporary events in the political space.

Publisher : Pratheeksha Books, Kozhicode

First Published : May 2011



Description :

Veritta Chintakal is a collection of articles on Indian history and social history of Kerala which P.K. Balakrishnan wrote in Madhyamam Daily when he was Chief Editor which he had titled 'Sermons From The Mount'. These were reflections triggered by contemporary events in the political space.

The articles are:

  1. India: From Gandhiji to Ambedkar
  2. The White Looters, Independent India etc
  3. Gandhiji, Cabinet Mission Plan and Partition of India
  4. On Demon, Structure of Nation etc
  5. Ambedkar and Governance Mechanism of India
  6. The Great Transition of India
  7. A Tribute to the Non violent (Dis)order in the land of Bharath
  8. I am a Communalist
  9. A Mirage in the name of Roop Kanwar
  10. An Index to Anti reservation and Reservation Strikes
  11. Caste Society of India- A glance through History
  12. Sonny Boy and the Egg – A childhood Memory
  13. A Footnote to Gorbachev and Peristroika
  14. Tippu and Historians
  15. The Guru who Undertook a Pilgrimage to Humanity
  16. Sahodaran Ayyappan
  17. Swamy Satyavirthan – A Symbol of Sree Narayana Guru’s Vision