Author of Brahmaputra -The Story of Lachit Barphukan and Battles of the Maratha Empire. Contributed over thirty five articles to a history column in DNA newspaper. Aneesh's writing has also been published numerous times in Swarajya, IndiaFacts, TFI Post , Creative India, Springer Journal and others. He has given over thirty public talks mainly on Maratha and Assamese history notably at Pondy Lit Fest , Pune Lit Fest, INTACH Delhi, Wadia College in Pune , Thakur College in Mumbai and many other occasions. Also qualified to be a navigating officer on Merchant Ships.
Category Archives: Aneesh’s articles in Swarajya Magazine / Creative India
My articles in Swarajya Magazine. Focuses more on the cultural aspects. Read about Ahilyabai Holkar , Veer Savarkar , Chhatrapati Shivaji , Lachit Barphukan
The role of the INA is often under rated when we discuss India’s freedom struggle. It singularly threatened to achieve what the British Empire was mortally scared of — a repeat of the events of 1857, with the added advantage of a highly-trained and modernised army. It is with relation to this INA that we find the name of Durga Malla, a Gorkha soldier from Dehradun, who fought against the British armies in World War II.
I do not consider myself an expert on Savarkar and his work, but have an avid interest in India’s history. In that capacity, Veer Savarkar’s books are among my favourites when it comes to ‘the way history is told’.
Read my full article about Veer Savarkar’s outlook towards Indian history at Swarajya Magazine
My books on Lachit Barphukan ; Maratha conquest of Lahore and Attock available at Amazon India
Hello everyone. I had a short Fb Live session on the 21st of May 2017 , for about 20 mins. It had been organised by Swarajya Magazine and Indic Book Club. I spoke about what inspired me to write “Brahmaputra” and how did I go about gathering information.
Brahmaputra – Story of Lachit Barphukan is available on Amazon India