Kuldip Nayar (14 August 1923 – 23 August 2018) was a renowned journalist, columnist, human right activist, author and High commissioner of India to the United Kingdom. He was nominated as a Member of the Rajya Sabha in 1997.
Nayar’s autobiography Beyond the Lines is a true reflection of the political and social history of India of his times. The book was released in July 2012. His book The Judgement was a best seller.