Bank of Polampur

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Kashmiri Lal Chawla joins the Bank of Polampur as a clerk and is posted to different cities and offices, where he confronts bizarre situations and odd characters. Nothing escapes him, neither the idiosyncrasies of the people he meets inside or outside the bank, nor their doings or intents; he presents these to the reader in simple, everyday language, spicing it up with his dry wit. Through these amusing anecdotes that can be enjoyed by readers of all age groups and from all walks of life, Kashmiri Lal exposes the sorry state of affairs in the bank; he diagnoses the shortcomings, contradictions and loopholes in the system and also offers solutions, without becoming preachy. As a satire on the Indian banking industry, this is possibly a first, using tongue-in-cheek humour to expose the corrupt and ineffectual system prevailing in public-sector banks in specific, and government departments at large. The author has an intimate knowledge of Indian banking, so this novel also becomes a record of the changing scenario of the banking sector in the country, over the last forty years.
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Ved Mathur has recently retired as General Manager, Punjab National Bank, after having headed important Divisions such as Recovery and Law. He graduated in Science before going on to obtain post-graduate degrees in Commerce and Law, a post graduate diploma in journalism and a CAIIB degree. He was awarded the prestigious Cooverjee Hormusjee Bhabha Fellowship by the Indian Banks’ Association and is a recipient of the `PNB Gaurav’ award. He has published two books Mantras to Success and Samne Hai Saphalta, and has hundreds of articles in newspapers like Rajasthan Patrika and Dainik Bhaskar to his credit. Ved Mathur has two children, Akanksha and Akash and lives in Ajmer with his wife, Meenu, an Associate Professor.
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Notion Press
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Published on
Dec 21, 2018
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Pages
296
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ISBN
9781644297094
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Language
English
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Fiction / Satire
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