Union Minister Smriti Zubin Irani turns writer together with her debut novel Lal Salaam, introduced publishing home Westland.
The novel, impressed by the tragic killings of 76 Central Reserve Police Power (CRPF) personnel in Chhattisgarh’s Dantewada in April 2010, is a tribute to the distinctive women and men who’ve given a lifetime of service to the nation, particularly in confronting the challenges within the purple hall. It would hit the stands on November 29.
“The story has been brewing in the back of my thoughts for just a few years now, till there got here a time after I merely could not ignore the urge to place it down on paper. I’m hoping readers will benefit from the tempo and the insights I’ve tried to convey to the narrative, which is about in a less-reported a part of India,” mentioned the senior BJP chief and former actor on her upcoming ebook.
Lal Salaam is the story of a younger officer, Vikram Pratap Singh, and of the challenges he faces towards a system that’s steeped in backroom politics and corruption.
Based on the publishers, it’s the gripping story of a battle towards overwhelming odds, and of women and men who struggle these odds with braveness, ingenuity and resilience.
“A novel that mixes all of the substances of a fast-paced thriller — tempo, motion, suspense, memorable characters and conditions — Lal Salaam is a page-turner that is sure to hook the reader from begin to end,” mentioned Westland writer Karthika VK.