Monthly Archives: June 2017

AUMCONTACT US FIELD MARSHAL SAM MANEKSHAW AS I KNEW HIM: BRIGADIER SAWANT It was there on the afternoon of 16th December 1971 that General Maneksha’s strength of character in dealing with Bangladesh citizens and refusing to handover Pakis to Mukti … Continue reading

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BEATING RETREAT CEREMONY

Beating Retreat ceremony 2016: As enjoyable as ever Brigadier CHITRANJAN SAWANT,VSM The Vijay Chowk on January 29, 2016 looks so different in the glow of setting sun. The dramatis personae have undergone a wholesale change. The lovely square between the … Continue reading

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RUNNING COMMENTARIES ON INDIA GATE

AUM RUNNING COMMENTARIES ON INDIA GATE By Brigadier Chitranjan Sawant,VSM I have had the privilege of doing running commentaries on the Amar Jawan ceremony at the India Gate on the Republic Day for 44 years. Indeed it has been a … Continue reading

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A COMMENTATOR’S ANECDOTES

AUM A COMMENTATOR’S INTERESTING ANECDOTES By Brigadier Chitranjan Sawant,VSM Pachmarhi, the only hill station in Central India was being decorated like a bride for a wedding the citizens and military personnel stationed there had not witnessed before. President of India, … Continue reading

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