The Leader by NS Ravi
A fiction inspired by the famous ‘Textile Strike of 1982’in Bombay.
The city with a population of fifty million practically lost a whole industry and more than 70 factories.
250 thousand families lose employment and livelihood of 1 Million or 2 percent of city’s population got affected.
-Why did the strike take place?
-Who were the perpetrators?
-Who hoped to gain what?
-Did the polyester lobby play a role in fermenting the strike?
-Did anyone really gain?
About The Author
N.S.Ravi holds a Master’s degree in Economics from Delhi University. He has had a distinguished and challenging career in senior positions in public and private sector enterprises dealing in jewellery, infrastructure and textiles and apparel with exposure to working in Europe, Africa and India. Ravi now focuses his time in writing. He speaks English, Hindi, Tamil and French. Till now Ravi has four books to his credit and ‘The Leader’ is his fifth book.
His first book titled ‘Those were the days’ was a non-fiction and published in 2014.He followed it up with a fiction titled “Khan Vs Kahn Vs Kanh” in 2016, using Indian film industry as the theme.
In 2017 he had two books to his credit. First aninstaread (Pocket book style), titled ‘Marriage Made in Mumbai Local’ followed by ‘Different Shades of Women’ a collection of eight short stories as a tribute to Indian women.
Ravi is married with two children and lives in Delhi.
He can be reached at –[email protected]