Journalist Paranjoy Guha Thakurta met Rahul Gandhi, gifted his book


It was a chance encounter that turned into a meaningful discussion. Journalist Paranjoy Guha Thakurta was on his way to Punjab when he stumbled upon the Bharat Jodo Yatra and was able to meet Rahul Gandhi at a dhaba just a few kilometers from Karnal.

During their meeting, Gandhi and Thakurta engaged in a wide-ranging discussion that touched on a variety of topics. They discussed politics, including the current state of the government and potential changes that could be made to improve the country. They also talked about economics, exploring ways in which India’s wealth could be distributed more evenly and how the country’s economy could be strengthened. Additionally, the two men discussed India’s richest men, exploring the ways in which they have amassed their wealth and the impact they have on the country.

Paranjoy Guha Thakurta gifting his book to rahul gandhi
Paranjoy Guha Thakurta gifting his book to Rahul Gandhi. (source:twitter)

In addition to these discussions, Thakurta also presented Gandhi with a copy of his book “The Rafale Deal: Flying Lies? The role of Prime Minister Narendra Modi in India’s biggest defence scandal.” The book, which Thakurta co-wrote with Ravi Nair, delves into the controversial Rafale deal and the role that Prime Minister Modi played in it. It is available for purchase from LeftWord Books and Amazon.

Overall, it was a productive and enlightening meeting for both Gandhi and Thakurta, one that was made possible by a stroke of luck and a bit of determination.

Paranjoy Guha Thakurta is an Indian journalist, author, and media critic. He has written extensively on a range of topics including economics, politics, and media issues. Thakurta is the author of several books, including “The Rafale Deal: Flying Lies? The role of Prime Minister Narendra Modi in India’s biggest defence scandal,” which he co-wrote with Ravi Nair. He has also served as an editor for several publications, including The Economic and Political Weekly and The Financial Express.

Paranjoy Guha Thakurta is a supporter of the Congress party. He frequently expresses his support for Rahul Gandhi and his Bharat Jodo Yatra, and is not shy about sharing his views with his followers. Thakurta is known for being a vocal for the Congress party, and his Twitter feed is a reflection of his political views.

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