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 … Continue reading 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 … Continue reading 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 … Continue reading 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 … Continue reading Rudra Singha – Plan to invade Bengal
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 … Continue reading 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 … Continue reading 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. Continue reading The Battle of Saraighat – Role of the Ahom River Navy !