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Gandhi's Children

Gandhi’s Children

An image of my parents -in-law that’s never ceased to inspire me - a picture of Sharad Pandya who was ...
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India, Torn (II) : A witness to history in the making

India, Torn (II) : A witness to history in the making

Continued from part I ...... Dad had been hearing about partition for quite some time. Finally it came to be ...
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India, Torn (I):   Haunting Memories

India, Torn (I): Haunting Memories

KARACHI                                        ...
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The Voyage

The Voyage

I joined the Indian Navy in 1949 after graduating from Presidency College. It was still the Royal Indian Navy. Cochin ...
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Freedom, Food and the Tragedy of Deaths

Freedom, Food and the Tragedy of Deaths

 I came to live in Coochbehar with my parents- in- law after I was married. Coochbehar, 700 kilometres north of ...
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Palace to Partition: My Mother's Tale

Palace to Partition: My Mother’s Tale

I was travelling to Bangladesh for the first time in 2017. I told my mother that I was going for ...
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