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Launch of  The Shershah of Kargil

September 8, 2017

Launch of  The Shershah of Kargil
Authored by Deepak Surana

The Shershah of Kargil takes you through the life and times of the Late Captain Vikram Batra, PVC, who was one of the greatest Indian soldiers. Embark on a journey of an ordinary lad from Palampur who went on to become a legendary warrior before he turned twenty-five. With access to first-hand accounts from his family, friends and comrades, teh author takes you through the various dimensions of Captain Batra’s life.

What makes a young man of twenty, ditch a highly paid job with the merchant navy? What made Captain Batra the daredevil commando he was? What were his aspirations and dreams? Who were his closest people and what did he do to show the love he had for his soulmate? Why was he called “The Shershah of Kargil?” what made him say Yel Dil Maange More at 17000 feet? Anad what was the impact he had on the nation at a time when things looked bleak?

About the young author Deepak Surana
Deepak Surana is a twenty one year old BBA Graduate from The St joeph’s College of Commerce in Bangalore. Having done his schooling at Bishop Cotton Boys School, Bangalore, he developed an interest in the armed forces at a very young age. He is very passionate about the Indian army anad has met many war veterans and families of Martyrs over the years. His aim in life is to do everything he can to help awaken the people of our country to the dees of the men in uniform. To achieve this, he became a member of team Desh in 2016 and has been an active part of it since.

He loves sports and has played cricket for his school and various other clubs in Bangalore. He is an avid reader and has a collection of books, which mainly include military history, biographics of sportsmen and a few novels. He is currently working in his family business in Bangalore and also wants to devote time to help our armed forces in any way possible.

Guests at the launch: Family of late Captain Vikram Batra and gallantry award winners, Captain Naveen Nagappa,SM and Havaldar Mehar Singh Vir Chakra winner

BookLaunch on Sunday | September 10th 2017 | 5:00 PM

Princess Shrine,
Gate No 9,
Palace Ground,
Bellary Road,

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