Vijay Keshav Gokhale (b. 1959) was the thirty-second foreign secretary of India. He also served as Ambassador to Germany and China, and as High Commissioner to Malaysia. His three assignments in Beijing spanned an eight-year period over three decades.
Books in order of publication:
Tiananmen Square: The Making of a Protest – 2021
The Long Game: How the Chinese Negotiate with India – 2021