The author was commissioned in Regiment of Artillery of the Indian Army after completing his post graduation in English literature from SD Dhawan Govt College Ludhiana. He retired after thirty years of distinguished service as Colonel. He had served in almost all types of terrains of the country; the snow covered mountains of the North East, the plains of the South, the deserts of Rajasthan, the Runn of Kuchh in the West and the mountain deserts of Leh and Ladakh. He had held various appointments during his service to include Command of an artillery regiment, Deputy Commander of an Artillery Brigade, Director recruiting and Command of a Military Police Unit.
He had great interest in cultural activities right from his childhood. Besides writing, he spends his time in singing. He believes in living the life as it comes. Simplicity is his biggest asset.
Khaamosh Nazar is a poetic memorabilia written from the perspective of not one, but many women around us. The poet’s approach towards the intriguing human emotions brings out a plethora of memories which are untouched by many and takes you down the memory lane.
Ocean of story) Originally written in Hindi, comprising ten representative short stories,
covering post independent Indian rural and urban society’s complex composition,
consisting of main characters in boys and girls, men and women having universal
He was born from the womb of a homeless, diseased beggar. Neither did he know about his father nor was he aware of his birthday horoscope. Before he could start dreaming of life he was sold to a sorcerer having blind faith in mysticism. The boy was destined to be sacrificed before Maa Kali so that the sorcerer is bestowed with the blessings from the Goddess. But by the quirk of fate he was once again sold to a Muslim, the owner of a meat shop. There the boy experienced life, leading to a blind alley. With the passage of time he had to run away desperately and found shelter in a temple. Unfortunately that seat of piety was harboring wickedness and adultery in the name of God. Subsequently he discovered himself in a hospital bed of a Christian missionary having been badly injured. He fell in love with a Nun. But for the Nun ‘Love’ was a forbidden fruit as she was under the vow of some rigid Faith. Dedicated to serve Religion had become too powerful a tool to alter the course of life. ‘Love’ was sacrificed at the altar of Faith. As if the human values of an individual is lost amidst the extraneous cover of selfish aggrandizement. Religion becomes an inescapable identifying factor before the human race. The society plunges into the heinous crime of arson, murder while setting lives and properties into fire. Fights continue between brothers, between father and son all for Gods created by men.
It’s a love story of a teenager from rural Bengal. First love is cricket and the second…….. Suddenly he finds the address of a colorful dream by the touch of destiny – ‘The dream of becoming a famous cricketer‛. So the journey started to ‘catch the dream’. But destiny wants something else. It’s the
beginning of the struggle – A long struggle till twenty years. It’s life. The places of the story are real but the names and events are fictional, brought up from the real world. It’s a canvas of joy, tears, and dreams of crossing the path to get or not to get.