Aneesh Gokhale, born March 1988, completed his schooling in Pune and is currently working in merchant navy as a navigating officer. He has an avid interest in history , borne mainly out of trekking the Sahyadris – hills steeped in long bygone events. He is the published author of two books – “Brahmaputra – The Story of Lachit Barphukan , Assamese contemporary of Chhatrapati Shivaji” and “Sahyadris to Hindukush – Maratha conquest of Lahore and Attock”
For purchasing the book Brahmaputra , visit : Amazon India – Brahmaputra
Over fifty of his articles have been published in various online and print publications such as DNA , Swarajya , Indiafacts , Rightlog
Articles in DNA Newspaper – DNA articles
Articles in India Facts.org online magazine – Indiafacts articles
Articles in Swarajya Magazine / Creative India – Articles in Swarajya
Articles at Rightlog.in – Rightlog
For purchasing my book Brahmaputra , visit : Amazon India – Brahmaputra
He has given public talks on following topics at these and many more locations :
- Lachit Barphukan at 2018 Pondicherry Lit Fest + interview on being a writer.
- Chhatrapati Shivaji at Rambhau Mhalgi Prabodhini’s Indian Inst of Democratic Leadership (Mumbai , 2018)
- Maratha Mughal War at INTACH , Lodhi Estate, Delhi (2017) [ Srijan Foundation]
- Medieval Assam History at Wadia College , Pune (2017)
- Lachit Barphukan at 2015 Pune Lit Fest
- ‘Idea of India’ as Chief Guest R – Day function (BVB , Pune , 2015)
- Talks on Maratha and Assamese history at over a dozen associations , schools in Mumbai and Pune.
His talk on Maratha – Mughal War (organised by Srijan Foundation , given at INTACH , Delhi in 2017) , can be viewed below
Full transcript of talk : Maratha Mughal War
Books by Aneesh Gokhale :
Brahmaputra – The Story of Lachit Barphukan, Assamese contemporary of Chhatrapati Shivaji.
Sahyadris to Hindukush – The Maratha conquest of Lahore and Attock
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