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By S. Hussain Zaidi

The high-stakes video game of the underworld has new faces, operating for and opposed to Dawood Ibrahim – the shadowy, manipulative determine that draws the strings. Dawood’s personal deputy became arch-rival Chhota Rajan, thug-turned-politician Arun Gawli, Amar (Raavan) Naik and his engineer brother Ashwin Naik, and a number of alternative characters, vast and small, stroll the pages of this compelling historical past of the Maharashtrian mobsters who have been as soon as dubbed ‘amchi muley’, ‘our boys’, via Shiv Sena leader Bal Thackeray. both interesting are the tales of the well-known – and notorious – policemen and ‘encounter specialists’ who took the gangs on with nice luck and never too many scruples.

Violence and deceit one expects to learn of, however the power of this booklet is additionally its skill to seize the mundane – nearly naive – beginnings of what in a short time turned the geared up crime and brutal vendettas that held Mumbai to ransom during the final a long time of the 20th century.

Meticulously researched and thrillingly instructed via the said specialist at the underworld, this can be
faster-paced than Dongri to Dubai, or even extra chilling in its implications for India and the subcontinent.

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It is also known as the snake bird because of its peculiar habit of swimming like a snake. The common kingfisher (Alcedo atthis), with striking blue plumage and a tan belly and flank, is often seen skimming the water or watching for fish. The dark-brown-and-white pheasant-tailed jacana (Hydrophasianus chirurgus) trots across lily pads on incredibly long, slender toes. Its long tail feathers are shed after the breeding season. The greater flamingo (Phoenicopterus ruber) has a short bent beak, spindly legs and white-and-pink plumage.

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