Sudhir Mulji, Economist, Columnist

Gurcharan Das is a good storyteller. He weaves a series of unconnected actions into a pattern with some sort of theme. His technique is to put himself, often vicariously as an observer, occasionally a participant, into the events he describes; in this way he gives immediacy to history.

- Sudhir Mulji, economist. Extract of article in Business Standard, New Delhi, May 25, 2000