Aneesh Gokhale is the published author of two books, both of which have gone into a second edition / reprint. He also writes history related columns for DNA , Swarajya , IndiaFacts (Check categories column)  

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About the author :

Aneesh Gokhale, born March 1988, completed his schooling in Pune and is currently working in merchant navy as a navigating officer. He is an avid trekker, hiker and takes an avid interest in Indian history. He loves reading and writing. He is the author of two books.

‘Brahmaputra’ – The Story of Lachit Barphukan is his second book . His first book ‘Sahyadris to Hindukush’ , a historical novel on rise of the Maratha empire, was published at the age of 24 in 2012 .’ Brahmaputra’  was launched three years later in 2015.   His essays and articles have been published in English (DNA , Swarajya Magazine , Indiafacts)  and in Marathi (Vedantshree).He has been featured in Delhi’s IPPAI publication as also Asomiya Pratidin (Guwahati) and Kesri of Pune.  He was the Chief Guest for the Aug 15 celebrations at BVB in 2015. Also featured as a young author at Pune Intl Literature Festival. Apart from this, he has given at least a dozen talks and presentations  on Indian  history at various venues in Mumbai , Pune , Delhi and Pondicherry in both English and Marathi.

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Author’s articles in DNA Newspaper – DNA articles

Author’s articles in India online magazine – Indiafacts articles

Author’s articles in Swarajya Magazine / Creative India – Articles in Swarajya

Books by Aneesh Gokhale :

BrahmaputraThe Story of Lachit Barphukan, Assamese contemporary of Chhatrapati Shivaji. 

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Sahyadris to HindukushThe Maratha conquest of Lahore and Attock 
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