"From the time it was published, Social Change in Modern India has been essential reading for students of the sociology of India. The concepts dealt with in the essays included here have had, and continue to have, considerable influence on the discussions on change in Indian society. These essays were delivered by one of India's finest sociologist M N Srinivas in a series of lectures as part of The Rabindranath Tagore Memorial Lectureship in 1961 and 1963.
A review can be found here: https://himanshuranjan.blogspot.in/2013/08/a-review-of-social-change-in-modern.html"
MN Srinivas a well known sociologist and anthropologist. His work is studied by universities throughout the World. This book is revelation on how sanskritization and westernisation of life style, language, rituals has contributed to the modernisation of Indian society.