Battles of Maratha Empire

The following battles and other important events of Maratha history are covered in the book - "Battles of the Maratha Empire"   Chhatrapati Shivaji and the science of hill forts. Chhatrapati Shivaji v/s Afzal Khan , Pratapgad , 1659. Chhatrapati Shivaji & Chhatrasal Bundelada Chhatrapati Shivaji v/s Mughals , Salher , 1672. Chhatrapati Shivaji - … Continue reading Battles of Maratha Empire

History in videos – Aneesh Gokhale talks about Brahmaputra on Fb Live

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 … Continue reading History in videos – Aneesh Gokhale talks about Brahmaputra on Fb Live

Author’s Interview on ‘ Brahmaputra’

Here is Aneesh Gokhale’s online interview – conducted by Sumukh Naik , author and blogger. //Hi friends, the following is an interview of author Aneesh Gokhale, on his second novel ‘Brahmaputra – The story of Lachit Barphukan’ . The novel is generating great reviews and is an excellent follow up to his first novel ‘Sahyadris … Continue reading Author’s Interview on ‘ Brahmaputra’

Why have I chosen to write “Brahmaputra”

Do check out this great animation on Lachit Barphukan of which I was happy to be a part in providing the info . Many thanks to Akshay Joshi for the same. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_fOayADK5NY Book : Brahmaputra Pgs : 232  , Price : Rs 250 Available on Amazon India   and  Flipkart Why have I chosen to write a … Continue reading Why have I chosen to write “Brahmaputra”

Brahmaputra – Sample pages

BRAHMAPUTRA – The Story of Lachit Barphukan, Assamese contemporary of Chhatrapati Shivaji  Purchase on Amazon India Chapter 1 Jayadhwaj Singha Jayadhwaj Singha, king of the Ahoms, was wearing the ochre coloured robes of a simple soldier. His sword, a weapon with a long hilt and a straight blade called a heng dang which denoted his … Continue reading Brahmaputra – Sample pages

Review of Brahmaputra in DNA Newspaper.

The almost-unknown story of Lachit Borphukan, the Ahom warrior who stood up to the mighty Mughals, flows as smoothly as the Brahmaputra itself, with the author interspersing historical fact with a vivid Amar Chitra Katha-like narrative, says Amlan Jyoti Hazarika —

Foreword to Brahmaputra by Padmashree Achyut Gokhale (IAS , Nagaland cadre)

  Mr. Achyut Madhav Gokhale is a Padmashree awardee . He served in Nagaland cadre of IAS for 23 years as also for 12 in the  Central Secretariat. He was Member Secretary of a GoI Committee set up to study the Bodo agitation, which gave him deep insights into Assamese culture and history. He has written this … Continue reading Foreword to Brahmaputra by Padmashree Achyut Gokhale (IAS , Nagaland cadre)

Lachit Barphukan – Defeater of Mughals

Today I shall talk about Lachit Barphukan - a household name in Assam, but largely unknown outside of that region. He is perhaps the reason why Assam is a part of India today and retains , nay celebrates its dharmic and Indic connections. He led a the Assamese armies against the Mughals and ensured that … Continue reading Lachit Barphukan – Defeater of Mughals

Reader reviews – Brahmaputra .

Few reviews of " Brahmaputra - The Story of Lachit Barphukan, Assamese contemporary of Chhatrapati Shivaji." written by readers   Book available for Purchase from Amazon India  1) By Melroy Pinto , Goa  Dear Aneesh, First of all let me congratulate you on doing something many have dreamed of (including me) but have never succeeded … Continue reading Reader reviews – Brahmaputra .