Deadlock: Love and Sacrifice of Liberated Women by Sanjeev Shekhar

ISBN: 9788193657232

PRICE: Rs.275


pp: 182

About the Novel

In the novel, Deadlock, the author has attempted to delve on the issues that has always gripped the women folk vis-à-vis their independence, empowerment, liberty, sensuality, sex and rights in their personal life. This book entails the real life story of such independent women who have their own thought pattern and are unwilling to compromise or go by the ‘rule book’ of the society.

About the Author

With more than 24 years of professional life in the field of Journalism, Corporate Communications and Human Resource management, Sanjeev Shekhar has experienced variety of career and is a perfect example of job rotation. He started his career as a journalist with the Hindustan Times in 1994 and worked with major media houses like Star News and Channel-7, thereby acquiring stint in both electronic and print media. He also freelanced for The Times of India and wrote for several websites. He is currently spearheading the efforts of Essar Power in Jharkhand as Head, HR-Admin.

A man of demonstrated abilities with proven communication strategist, loves writing, whenever he is alone. He has a passion for writing and loves telling real life stories in the form of fiction. He admires his father, Dr. Shaligram Yadav, who was a thinker and educationist by passion and is inspired by a quote, “People want to see you do things better, but not better than them”. His wife, Anita has been a key to motivate him to continue with his writing stint.


I have read ‘Beyond News’ which reflects the true picture of the world of journalism. It was indeed a commendable work by the authors to bring the real life story in the form of fiction. My blessings to Sanjeev Shekhar for his new treatise ‘Deadlock’ based on individuality and women rights. I wish him success in his endeavours.
-- Balbir Dutt, Padma Shri, Veteran Journalist Sanjeev Shekhar’s new venture ‘Deadlock’ is simply out of league narrating the liberated and changing thoughts of women as an individual. It is a contemporary time novel where the concept and relationship meaning is changing fast between a man and woman. I wish him a successful journey in his writing career.
-- S.K.Singh, Regional Director, ASSOCHAM, Ranchi Regional Office, Jharkhand The book “Deadlock” presents a magnificent side of a contemporary woman where she fulfilled her loved one’s desires without compromising her wishes. Once taken, she abides by her decisions! A must read - breakthrough writing depicting the ‘whims and fancies’ of independent women.
-- Vandana Singh, Lawyer, Jharkhand High Court A pleasure to have met and interacted with a Feminist Man. A man who has accepted his role as a writer, to give a voice to Women. I find his perspective interesting and very engaging. As a reader of his previous book – ‘Beyond News’ and now this, I am excited and immensely pleased. A “must read” indeed!
-- Malavika Sharma, Director – The Butterfly Project, India; Advocate Jharkhand HC and Legal Women’s Rights Activist; Social Enterpreneur; Author – A “Normal Indian”.

I went through the novel "DeadLock" and felt the passion of the Author Mr Sanjeev Shekhar. Not only worth reading but one thing I must mention, "it will hold your interest till the last page.             -- Vinay Prakash Mani, Founder & Editor The Articles Today

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