The Senapati of the kingdom of Koch Behar led many victorious military campaigns. He also gave protection to Shrimant Shankaradeva and rebuilt the destroyed Kamakhya temple in… Read more "Chilarai – The swift – as – a- kite Koch warrior"
The great Assamese general knew his terrain, the brave river, the Mughals, and his battles well. Aneesh Gokhale follows his hero, this time, on foot in Guwahati, and returns… Read more "ACROSS BRAHMAPUTRA WITH WARRIOR LACHIT BORPHUKAN"
The old soldier, wearing a worn-out sepoy uniform, let out a puff of smoke. He wanted to talk about his inspiration – Maniram Dewan. Assam and 1857.… Read more "Assam in 1857"
The great Ahom king Rudra Singha had mobilised 4 lakh soldiers to invade Mughal-ruled Bengal, but his untimely death at Guwahati stalled the campaign Read my full… Read more "Rudra Singha – Plan to invade Bengal"
Here , a definition of “India” is essential. And India needs to be seen in terms of a civilizational nation. Meaning, that the civilisation from Kashmir to… Read more "Was Assam always part of India ?"
I also write for Swarajya Magazine and their publishing partner Creative India. These articles, while still on historical lines are more geared towards religion , culture ,… Read more "Author’s articles in Creative India (Swarajya Magazine)"
I write a fort – nightly column for DNA Newspaper which is based out of Mumbai. Through these, I try to present a view of history not… Read more "Aneesh Gokhale articles in DNA Newspaper"
Aneesh Gokhale is the author of "Brahmaputra" - The Story of Lachit Barphukan . The book is about the Assam - Mughal war of the 1660s.
The far flung region of North East India is seldom mentioned in our history books ! One such unsung hero is Lachit Barphukan, the Assamese commander who…… Read more “Lachit Barphukan – A few interesting anecdotes .”