Who was the author of the book ‘Inside IB and RAW: The Rolling Stone That Gathered Moss’?
[D]K C Verma
Shankaran Nair was the author of the book ‘Inside IB and RAW: The Rolling Stone That Gathered Moss’. He passed away recently. He was former chief of the country’s external intelligence agency Research and Analysis Wing (RAW). Mr. Nair succeeded R N Kao, as the chief of RAW in 1977. Shankaran Nair was credited with the success of the 1971 Bangladesh war. Under his leadership, RAW helped find the guerrilla fighters troupe Mukti Bahini and train them.