Speakers

Ambassador Nirupama Menon Rao
Former Foreign Secretary
Narayani Basu
Historian & Foreign Policy Analyst

Who was VP Menon, and how did history forget the legendary civil servant and statesman?

Ambassador Nirupama Menon Rao talks to historian Narayani Basu about Narayani’s latest book: VP Menon: The Unsung Architect of Modern India. They discuss VP Menon’s life and work, his relationships with Nehru, Jinnah and Patel, his involvement in early constitutional reform, the integration of princely states, and his legacy in the creation of modern India.