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Updated Tue, 15 Dec 2020 08:40 PM IST
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Former MP Abhijit also said that he had written a letter to Rupa Prakashan, which is publishing the book, to stop publishing the book ‘The Presidential Years’. Abhijat tweeted, tagging Kapish Mehra, Rupa Publications and its managing director, “Being the son of the author of memoirs, I urge you all to come to this book and parts of the media without my consent.” Stop publishing inspired pieces.
He said my father is not in this world. In such a situation, I want to study the contents of the book because I believe that if my father were alive, he would have done the same. The former Congress MP said that in such a situation I urge you all to stop immediately without my written consent as long as I study this book. I have sent you a detailed letter about this.
Betty said, don’t interrupt the book’s publication:
There will be injustice with this father
Sharmishtha Mukherjee also said that the book was accompanied by notes and comments written by my father, which were strictly adhered to. The opinions expressed by them are their own and no one should try to stop them from publishing them for cheap publicity. This will be the greatest injustice to our late father.
In fact, according to excerpts from a book published in the media on behalf of the publication, Mukherjee mentions many things in his experiences as president and reference in the Congress leadership. According to public quotes, Mukherjee wrote that the Congress had deviated from the political direction after becoming President. For this reason, some party members believed that if he had become the Prime Minister in 2004, the Congress would not have suffered a crushing defeat in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections.
Mukherjee wrote memoirs ‘The Presidential Years’ before his death. Published by Rupa Publications, the book was to be available to readers from January 2021. Mukherjee died on July 1 at the age of 84 due to health complications following a corona virus infection.