This book depicts the story of a boy who lived in an interior village of Uttarakhand (UK), India. He had not seen a train till the age of 15 years but dreamt of visiting United Kingdom (U.K.) to see the special traits, if any, of Englishmen who ruled over India for more than 200 years. The story springs from Bhaskar, male protagonist of the novel, seeing a train and having a joy ride in it. The book also highlights the problems that persist in the hilly states such as the absence of schools beyond primary level, lack of hospitals, transport facilities, communications and many such other problems with particular reference to Uttarakhand and the possible solutions for the same. It also brings out the grit and determination of Bhaskar in overcoming all odds and achieving his dream.
The author is a retired officer of the Central Information Service where he worked for more than 30 years. He has authored two books one on 'Modern Journalism, Mass Communication, and Media Management' and the other on 'Management of Public Relations and Advertising'.
Àbdul Qawi Dasnavi was an Indian Urdu language writer, critic, bibliographer, and linguist. He wrote many books on Urdu literature.His major works include his contribution to the field of iqbaliyat. Dasnavi as a great admirer of Iqbal’s, the author elaborated every aspect of Dasnavi’s Iqbal Shinasi through this book.
In this book, Dr. Hemlata Dikhit describes the commitment and service of her father and other family member for the beloved motherland. The traditions of Indian Army and its services for the country is well described in this book. Her book etches the landscape of time with people of the past, Indore of bygone times with its traditions in great minute details, and bridges the hiatus as it takes the reader forward to the modern times and its challenges. It captures a time span of hundred years as it takes you forward through her pages. It takes you in the journey of a family who made the ultimate sacrifice of life to establish world peace as part of peace keeping Force of United Nations.