Dipavali Sen
INDIA AT THE OLYMPIC GAMES by Deepa Nayar Tulika Publishers, 2012, 48 pp., 100
September 2015, volume 39, No 9

Published this year of the London Olympics INDIA at the Olympic Games is a timely and informative publication. It is also fun!

It begins with a letter from Abhinav Bindra, India’s first individual Olympic gold medalist, where he says: ‘I believe every child should have the chance to play’.

A sensitive observation, in this country of child labour.

Slim though it is, the book is in two sections: The Games (pp. 8-28) and Olympic and Paralympic Values (pp. 30-48).

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