June 12, 2019

How India made its mark at the Bretton Woods Conference

In this Mint article, Niranjan Rajadhyaksha writes about the delegation that represented India at the Bretton Woods conference. Excerpts: 

 

"It will soon be 75 years since the Bretton Woods conference. It was a rare moment in history when geopolitical rebalancing was combined with high idealism. “The United States and the United Kingdom had the greatest influence at the conference...but Bretton Woods was a genuinely multilateral negotiation. The other large and medium-size countries also shaped the conference," Kurt Schuler and Andrew Rosenberg say in the introduction of their 2013 book on the Bretton Woods transcripts. It is worthwhile to remember that India was one of the countries that made a mark in that landmark conference."

 

Read the full article here.

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