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Operation Meghdoot

Siachen, which ironically  means “Rose Garden” in local Balti language, located in Eastern Karakoram, it is 75 km long, and is the highest battlefield in the world. The 110 KM line beyond NJ9842 is called the Actual Position Ground Line. … Continue reading

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Land of the Ranas-Panna Dai

Indian history has seen stories of some great mothers who shaped their children’s character- Jijabai, Ahalyabai Holkar to name some and in our Puranas we have had Sita, Yashoda,Kunti, Kausalya, Subhadra and Draupadi. But what do you say of a … Continue reading

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Kanneganti and Uyyalavada

One was from a small village in Guntur’s Palnadu region, led the Pullari Satyagraha there, inspired by the Gandhian methods. Another was the last of the Polygar leaders in Kurnool district, who led a violent guerilla uprising against the British, … Continue reading

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Battle of Vasai

One of the more well known forts during the Maratha era, was Vasai aka Bassein located in Maharashtra’s Palghar district. Vasai was called as Bacaim during Portuguese era, belonged to what was called Provincia De Norte( Northern Province), an agriculturally … Continue reading

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Peshwa Madhav Rao

“Two pearls have been dissolved, 27 gold coins have been lost and of the silver and copper the total cannot be cast up”. This was the rather cryptic message Nana Saheb Peshwa received after the shattering loss at Panipat. The … Continue reading

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Medaram Jatara

  Medaram is a tiny hamlet located in the Tadwai mandal of Warangal district, in the newly formed Telangana state. Located around 110 km from the district headquarters, the hamlet is located midst thick forests, hills and valleys. Every 2  … Continue reading

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They Lived Dangerously- Sachindranath Sanyal

Continuing my series on the Indian revolutionaries, today we take a look at another one, Sachindranath Sanyal, co-founder of Hindustan Republican Association( HRA) along with Ram Prasad Bismil, and mentor to both Azad and Bhagat Singh. He was born on … Continue reading

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