A piping hot cup of tea is something we routinely drink and also offer any and every guest. In fact, it is so common a courtesy, that not being offered … Continue reading Garden to Cup – A history of tea !
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 Guwahati. Read more … 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 returns drenched in history. … 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 1857. Read the full … 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 full article in DNA … Continue reading Rudra Singha – Plan to invade Bengal
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 usually covered in … 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.