Someone Somewhere – III

Someone somewhere is a series of write ups on brave hearts who made the supreme sacrifice but little is known about these men. It is a humble attempt to bring to fore the many unsung heroes of Indian Armed Forces. My previous articles were homage to Sepoy Vikas Bhardwaj, who was killed in an ambush…

A Day of Remembrance

We all know that this year marks fifty years of the 1971 Indo – Pak war, which resulted in the liberation of East Pakistan and formation of Bangladesh. Throughout the year, many celebrations are being held to mark the Swarnim Vijay Varsh. I had the opportunity to attend one such event myself. This event was…

Someone somewhere – II

Someone somewhere is a series of write ups on brave hearts who made the supreme sacrifice but little is known about these men. It is a humble attempt to bring to fore the many unsung heroes of Indian Armed Forces. My previous article was a homage to Sepoy Vikas Bhardwaj, who was killed in an…

A National Honour for the Supreme Sacrifice

It is that time of the year when we commemorate our victory at Kargil and remember the 527 bravehearts who laid down their lives to recapture our lands and keep the tricolour flying high. At this juncture, I wish to put forth a point made by a few parents of the bravehearts. During a survey…

Remembering Sam Manekshaw

There is so much awe and enigma about one of the most celebrated Generals of India that one can just keep on reading about him and never be saturated with the information. Anybody who reads about the Armed Forces consistently would definitely know a lot about the legendary Sam Hormusji Framji Jamshedji Manekshaw widely known…