ABOUT Shiv Kumar

shiv kumar


"Dedicated police officer, ACP Gautam Dhaliwal, takes it upon himself to root out the MAF, a major Naxal organisation based in the remote village of Bhagatpur, Bihar, as part of the Central Government-backed, Operation India One. However, as his investigations progress, he unmasks the official façade of the model of development that he had set out to defend. He is shocked to learn about the ugly nexus of unscrupulous politicians, bureaucrats and businessmen feeding off the oppression of the underprivileged.
Torn between his commitment to the Indian State and the sympathy he begins to feel for the distressed people of Bhagatpur, an agonised ACP Dhaliwal is forced to rethink his earlier views on the meaning of an individual’s responsibility towards fellow countrymen.
Shiv Kumar works as Commercial Tax Officer for the Government of Bihar. He was an engineer with a public sector company for nine years. He has travelled extensively throughout India during the course of his work.
He is passionate about reading and writing. He prefers to delve into subjects concerning socio-political realities of contemporary India. Other genres he is fond of are travel writing, thrillers and crime fiction. Talking Points
- Set in Naxal territory in Jharkhand
- Analyses Naxal violence and the government’s measures to curb it
- Explores the possibility of a dialogue between State officials and the rebels to address the ‘cause’ of the Naxals Worldwide readership/market
Students of political science, academicians, libraries, researchers, colleges, fiction readers,
thriller lovers, general trade"