RESTLESS DAYS, SLEEPLESS NIGHTS is the story
of a woman, in the early 1970’s, who sets out to pursue a career in a public
sector bank, an all-male bastion.A must read for every
working woman and all the perceptive men who have female colleagues in the work
Bharij loves to calls herself a true Indian. Her father hailed from
Uttar Pradesh, mother from Rajasthan and her husband is from Punjab. She has
travelled widely across the country as well as internationally first due to her
father’s transferable job and later because of the high mobility in her own
alumnus of Lucknow University, she taught Political Science in a Delhi
University College for over a year before joining a public sector bank; she
retired from there as General Manager in 2009 after devoting thirty eight years
of her life to the service at the bank.
champion of women’s cause, gender-equality is very dear to her heart. In her
own words, neither her parents nor her husband ever let her feel that a woman
is inferior to man in any manner. Naturally, any reference to her gender as a
weaker sex in the organisational context agitated her to no end.
Currently, she lives in New Delhi with her husband
Shiv while her two sons Rahul and Sidharth have settled in Canada and USA
Restless Days, Sleepless Nights
is her debut book.