Book Lover’s mesmerising, exhilarating interactive session with Rasheed Kidwai
The Book Lover’s Retreat, a Patiala based book club hosted an interactive session with Rasheed Kidwai and his wife, Dr Farhan Kidwai on Sunday, 21 st November, 2021 at Garden Resort, Patiala, Punjab.
‘The House of Scindias’ – a saga of power, politics and intrigue is written by a political journalist, Rasheed Kidwai. It was a mesmerising and exhilarating interactive session moderated by Daman Chatwal.
Various questions were asked to the author related to politics, palace conspiracies, cut-throat rivalry,public feud , betrayals and property wars fought in court . With a wealth of information about the Gwalior royals, Rasheed Kidwai candidly replied to each and every question of the members and guests .
Book Lover’s mesmerising, exhilarating interactive session with Rasheed Kidwai . The rapid fire round evoked a lot of laughter. Kidwai mentioned in the log book of the club that it was a wonderful and memorable evening.
He found it an engaging, spontaneous and a rich experience. The warmth and depth of knowledge shown By Book Club members Simrat Matta, Dr Sabrina, Dr Daman Jit Sandhu,Anu Bahl, Neetu Chopra, Dr Kiran Uppal, Khushnuma, Shefali, Ritu Jain, Anu , Dr. AAYENA , Ritu tiwana , Kiran Grewal and Rajni was applauded . It is worth mentioning here that BOOK LOVERS RETREAT is an all women book club founded in 2015 and has now over 60 members all over the globe. Holding author meets and launching budding writers is a regular feature of this group of intellectual women.
About Rasheed Kidwai
Rasheed Kidwai is an Indian journalist, author and political analyst. He is a visiting Fellow with the Observer Research Foundation.
Kidwai tracks Indian government, political parties, community affairs and Hindi cinema.
Kidwai is a graduate from St Stephen’s College, Delhi . His school was Centennial School, Lucknow , Anglo Arabic School, Delhi and Bhartiya Vidya Bhawan, New Delhi. He did his master’s in mass communication research from University of Leicester where had gone on a fellowship given by British and Commonwealth Office, UK.