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Book Review: Assassinating Modi by Anuj Tikku

Assassinating Modi by Anuj Tikku is a short political drama cum thriller novel. Around 64 pages with 8 chapters, the novel takes us into future i.e. 2024. Across the world, the history of politics has seen the meteoritic rise of Narendra Modi after becoming the prime minister of India. He has introduced many schemes and toured the world, tamed the bitter neighbours like Pakistan and China, his healthy relationship with the USA, the UK, and Russia has upset his enemies especially militant organizations, opposition in India, IS agency of Pakistan and many more.

This novel sheds light on an assumption: how to defeat the Indian PM in 2024 general elections, as there is no strong political party in the opposition? Well, if a person becomes invincible, the history has seen that they have been assassinated be it the president of the USA or prime ministers of Asian countries.

Anuj Tikku has been a bold writer so far, he has written some head-turning novellas on Bollywood, crime, and murder. Even this book is completely capable of stirring controversy among the fans and followers of NAMO.

In the storyline, you will also find that the current enemies of the PM take a cue from LTTE, as how they killed the PM Rajiv Gandhi. With the same in mind, they race against the time to arrange a female suicide bomber to eliminate the current PM of India, so that there is clear way for 2024 elections.

The book sheds light on riots, partition of 1947, terrorism sponsored by Pakistan, political landscape of Kashmir. Since it is a fictional book, the author has changed the name of current NSA and home minister and of many people. It reads like a good book but involves a lot of slang and abuses. One can read it in one time. The narration is shallower, it could have been better if written subtly.

The book depicts the intensity of the situation by involving many pictures inside it. If you are into alternate political thrillers, then you should try this book. Winning by Killing - is it possible? Read the novel to know the inside story.

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