This is a riveting account of the life and work of the Govindram Seksaria ? industrialist, philanthropist and a member of the New York Cotton Exchange ? and ties together several strands of a seminal period in Indian and World history. Seksaria, lived in a historically defining era, his life straddling epochal events: two world wars, the Great Depression in United States, India's freedom struggle against the British Raj, and the growth of Indian industry.
Minhaz Merchant is the biographer of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi, the late industrialist Aditya Birla, and Larsen & Toubro Chairman, A.M. Naik. He founded the pioneering media firm Sterling Newspapers Pvt. Ltd. which was later acquired by the Indian Express group.