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FIJI: A Love Story

Memoirs of an Unconventional Diplomat

Year: 2022


177 pp

ISBN: 9789391978358

Price: $22

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About Author

Ajay Singh (1950–2020) was educated at Modern School and St. Stephen’s College at Delhi and Canterbury University in New Zealand. He started his career in journalism with the Fiji Times and had a brief stint with Surya India, India Today and Morning Echo, a tabloid of the Hindustan Times Group in Delhi. He joined the All India Kisan Trust as its Managing Trustee in 1980 with Chaudhary Charan Singh as its Chairman. He entered politics in 1986 as Member of the Legislative Council in UP. He was elected Member of Parliament from Agra in 1989 and was Union Deputy Minister for Railways in the V P Singh-led Government. Subsequently, he headed several cultural and educational organisations as the chairman of their governing bodies. He served as India’s High Commissioner to Fiji Islands during 2005-07. Later he remained engaged in the community and social work and 2013 onwards was President of the All India Sarv Jat Mahasabha.


Foreword: Rt. Hon’ble Sir Anand Satyanand

Prologue: Mahavir Singh


  1. The Appointment 
  2. My Great Grandfather’s Tryst with Destiny 
  3. The Epic Battle: Padam Kaur’s Heroic Struggle for Justice 
  4. My Grand Father, Bere Singh in Fiji 
  5. My Father in His Father’s Land: Fiji 
  6. The First Lady and India House 
  7. My Days in Fiji - A Diplomatic Challenge
  8. Ni Sa Moce Fiji (Goodbye Fiji): Mahavir Singh

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