Politician, agriculturist, cricket administrator—and for long, a ‘PM-in-waiting’—Sharad Pawar celebrates his 75th birthday with what promises to be a tell-all autobiography, On My Terms: From the Grassroots to the Corridors of Power (Publisher: Speaking Tiger). The Congressman-turned-Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) boss remains sprightly despite his ailment, and shows no signs of hanging up his boots. He spoke to Bula Devi in Delhi. Excerpts:
How do you rate Narendra Modi as prime minister?