Ghandy’s freedom struggle

Fractured Freedom: a prison memoir. Published in 2021 by The Lotus Collection, an imprint of Roli Books Pvt. Ltd., M-75, Greater Kailash II Market, New Delhi 110048; email:; website: Pp: xiv + 294. Price: Rs 595. Kobad Ghandy’s (pictured) memoir, Fractured Freedom describes a 10-year-long journey as an undertrial prisoner, as he makes his way through seven jails in five states. The prison memoir begins on September 17, 2009, a day like any other. Ghandy has come to Delhi hopeful of having his many medical problems attended to: prostrate (sic), orthopedic and hypertension. What follows is a scene worthy......

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