Battles of the Maratha Empire

The following battles and other important events of Maratha history are covered in the author’s latest  book – “Battles of the Maratha Empire” Purchase in Paperback or Kindle on Amazon Chhatrapati Shivaji and the science of hill forts. Chhatrapati Shivaji v/s Afzal Khan , Pratapgad , 1659. Chhatrapati Shivaji & Chhatrasal Bundelada Chhatrapati Shivaji v/s MughalsContinue reading “Battles of the 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 isContinue 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 ‘SahyadrisContinue 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 aContinue 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 hisContinue 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 thisContinue 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 thatContinue 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 succeededContinue reading “Reader reviews – Brahmaputra .”