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AUM. I AM 82 YEARS OLD AND BY THE GRACE OF ISHWAR AND GOOD WISHES OF LOVED ONES AM ENJOYING GOOD HEALTH. I AM A RETIRED ARMY BRIGADIER AND HAD HUNG MY SPURS MORE THAN A QUARTER OF A CENTURY AGO. I AM A MEDIA COMMENTATOR AND HAVE BEEN DOING RUNNING COMMENTARY ON THE REPUBLIC DAY PARADE AT RAJPATH NEW DELHI AND INDEPENDENCE DAY CEREMONY AT THE RED FORT FOR OVER FOUR DECADES. I AM HAPPILY MARRIED. OUR TWO DAUGHTERS AND A SON ARE WELL SETTLED IN LIFE. NOW I TRAIN THE NEW GENERATION IN THE ART OF PUBLIC SPEAKING.

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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WHAT IS TRUTH

Aryasamaj कृण्वन्तो विश्वमार्यम् •  AUM WHAT IS TRUTH ASKED DAYANAND SARASWATI By Brigadier Chitranjan Sawant,VSM I stood facing the Kailash Parvat in Tibet two decades ago. The solid black granite Shiv ling style natural massive rock jutting out in … Continue reading

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MAHARISHI DAYANAND AND MAHATMA GANDHI

MAHARISHI DAYANAND AND MAHATMA GANDHI – COMMONALITY OF PURPOSE BUT POLES APART AUM MAHARISHI DAYANAND MAHATMA GANDHI COMMONALITY OF MISSION YET POLES APART By Brigadier Chitranjan Sawant,VSM Maharishi Dayanand and Mahatma Gandhi both were born and brought up in Gujarat … Continue reading

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MAHARISHI DAYANAND AND MAHATMA GANDHI

MAHARISHI DAYANAND AND MAHATMA GANDHI – COMMONALITY OF PURPOSE BUT POLES APART AUM MAHARISHI DAYANAND MAHATMA GANDHI COMMONALITY OF MISSION YET POLES APART By Brigadier Chitranjan Sawant,VSM Maharishi Dayanand and Mahatma Gandhi both were born and brought up in Gujarat … Continue reading

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MAHARANA PRATAP THE GREAT

MAHARANA PRATAP IS ETERNAL SOURCE OF INSPIRATION TO GEN X     AUM           MAHARANA PRATAP THE GREAT                  By Brigadier Chitranjan Sawant,VSM Military men and women who have faced the wily enemy across the borders and have been in … Continue reading

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