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‘I Have Written It As It Happened... Let The Readers Decide’

The RAW officer who first lead an operation to nab Rabinder Singh and has now written a thinly disguised novel on the spy master

‘I Have Written It As It Happened... Let The Readers Decide’
Sanjay Rawat
‘I Have Written It As It Happened... Let The Readers Decide’
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A controversial spymaster blamed for the biggest bungle in RAW’s history—the defection of Rabinder Singh to the US—has written a novel to set the record straight. Amar Bhushan’s Escape to Nowhere is the first work of fiction to be penned by an Indian intelligence officer. The gripping, thinly disguised novel recreates Singh’s flight from Delhi to Washington via Kathmandu foiling a massive Bhushan-led RAW counter-intelligence operation to nab the CIA mole. S.N.M. Abdi spoke to Bhushan ahead of his book’s launch.

Is former MI6 boss Stella Remington who has authored two novels your inspiration?

Not at all. After I retired in 2005, there was endless speculation about the Rabinder Singh episode of 2004 and my role in it. The protagonist-cum-suspect in my novel is of...

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