New Delhi (PTI): Besides Lok Sabha Opposition leader L K Advani, Railway Minister Lalu Prasad Yadav, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati and AIADMK leader J Jayalalithaa are probables for the Prime Minister's post in next 20 years, according to a book.
The book 'Janata Enigma 30 out of 60' penned by a journalist-turned-author Kumar Rajesh released here on Sunday lists the probable candidates for prime ministerial posts in next 20 years.
The book also foresee that the future non-Congress governments would not be headed by any ex-Congressman.
"Analysing the past 30 years of coalition politics, one can say that from now on, none of the non-Congress governments would be headed by any ex-Congressman as it has been in the previous cases," said the author Kumar Rajesh.
"Not any of the non-Congress government after the emergency period completed its full term of five years except the BJP government led by Atal Behari Vajpayee," the author observed citing the reason as "Vajpayee's non-Congress background."
The other probable names for Prime Minister's post in the coming two decades mentioned in the book includes Mulayam Singh Yadav, Rajnath Singh, Arun Jaitley, M K Stalin, Narendra Modi, Nitish Kumar, Prakash Karat, Sitaram Yechury, Sushma Swaraj, Ramvilas Paswan and Sharad Yadav.
"This list in not exhaustive and does not include names from the Congress or of ex-Congressmen," says the author in the preface of the book.
The author, who claimed to have done exhaustive research before writing the book, said the book recollects all the significant political events during the past thirty years.
"For those who want to understand politics, my book has every details of all the elections from 1952 to 2004 in the country. Basically, it is an effort to make politics easy and interesting for the readers," said Rajesh who has also included interviews of several erstwhile veterans in the book.
Former Prime Minister I K Gujaral, while releasing the book said, "it has an interesting recalling of the period of the Indian politics."
The foreword of the book has been written by the former law minister Shanti Bhushan.
The function was attended by several politicians including BJP President Rajnath Singh, NDA Convener George Fernandese, Rural Development Minister Raghuvansh Prasad Singh and Shanti Bhushan.