The word ‘Varchasv’ means ‘supremacy’. This books chronicles the rise of the UP-Bihar mafia. It begins with the criminalisation of Indian politics and describes the gangwars between Harishankar Tiwari and Veerendra Pratap Shahi, and is folllowed by the exploits of the notorious don Shriprakash Shukla who earned crores through extortion and kidnapping in the nineties. The book also gives an account of the rivalry between Mukhtar Ansari and Brijesh Singh; a hundred people and an MLA were killed in the crossfire. The chapters that follow focus on the entry of criminals, who are referred to as ‘bahubalis’ in Hindi, into politics, and the formation of the UP-Bihar mafia syndicate.