Tanakpur/

Tanakpur Reminiscence of a Soldier

by Dr. Capt. J. Prasad

ISBN9781946390226

Type : Paperback

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Summary of the Book

The early hours of falling night in the jungle, with its cool breeze laden with unknown sweet smell was intoxicating. It was a glorious moonlit night…

I had a straight fall from several hundred feet. I squatted to hold the rock but there were loose stones; the reflection of the sun on the distant snow-covered peaks was dazzling the eyes…

Tanakpur: Reminiscence of a Soldier is a recollection of Dr. Capt. J. Prasad's life. It begins with the circumstances under which he had joined the Army, his style of work in Army and proceeds to describe the places he had been posted at, their fauna and flora through his eyes. He has talked about adversities and how he had dealt with them. He has also recounted the human behavior of unknown benefactors, and his relation with his colleagues, superiors and subordinates. He ends it with the circumstances under which he left the Army, along with his opinion about the army service.

About the Author

Born in 1935, Dr. Capt. J. Prasad is a well-qualified, successful surgeon. He served as surgical specialist in the Armed Forces Medical Services and retired in the cadre of Director, Health Services of the Government of Bihar.

He has great inclination for art and Hindi Literature that led him to establish Kala Niketan, which was a source of inspiration for new artists, writers and students from 1945 to 1967. He has also published a Hindi book Apani Dharati Apane Log.

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