Author – Ram Varma
Rating – 4.5/5 stars
Number of Pages – 342
Publisher – Rupa Publications
Life in the IAS…… My encounter with the three Lals of Haryana is a part memoir, part biography of Haryana, a North Indian state of India surrounding New Delhi on three sides, forming the northern, western and southern borders of Delhi. The State shares its capital city Chandigarh with Punjab and is one of the wealthiest states of India and has the third highest per capita income in the country.
Haryana was born on 1 November 1966, carved out of the former state of East Punjab on a linguistic basis. The author was then transferred to Haryana and watched this fledgling state grow from a poor resource less state to a progressive, front ranking one during his tenure in various capacities. The book pivots its central narrative around the portrayal of the three…