Saddest aspect of War

A soldier and his family know that a war could result in a variety of consequences for him. He could return safely and be lauded as a hero. He could return with wounds and scars to remind him of the battles for the rest of his life. Or he could die in battle, which is the risk any military person runs.

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Book reviewed in Book Chums

As the book becomes more easily available , both in shops in various cities in India and through on-line chains like Flipkart, Rediff Books and Pustak Mahal, (my publishers) of course, reviews will start coming in. “It Can’t Be You ” was recently reviewed by Sonia Safri in The Book Chums. Read the review here.

Dec 16- Vijay Diwas

December 16 is celebrated as Vijay Diwas or Victory Day in India. It was on December 16, 1971 that the Pakistani forces in the then East Pakistan surrendered to end the 1971 December war between the two countries. Lt Gen Jagjit Singh Aurora, General Officer Commanding in Chief, Eastern Command accepted the surrender from Gen A A K Niazi. This is a memorable picture.

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