I can’t believe my ears that all this is being said for my handsome and brilliant son, Mohan, who had grown up under the disciplined guidance of my disciplined father. How proud I used to feel when I would see him with his grandfather. I don’t know where we went wrong in our parenting of that son! How happy he was in his Engineering College in Pune?
This hill station is away from the hustle and bustle of the city life and is covered by the thick oak and blue pine trees through which one can enjoy the natural beauty of the hill station. It is the only place other than Mussoorie which is counted among the regular tourist destination. Lansdowne tourism offers a unique opportunity to enjoy the scenic beauty and explore the mountain ranges that surround the valley. The best time to visit Lansdowne is from March to October.
It is a lovely resort located in Uttorda. It is located 20minutes from airport of Dabolim. In this resort, you will find rooms facing towards the sea. There are many Portuguese showpieces in this resort. There is fishing village replica built inside the resort reflecting the Goan tradition. You will feel a sense of satisfaction and pleasure when you have rest on this resort alongwih friends or family.
It was also simply called the joinindianarmy.nic.in. Till Independence of India this was a part of the British Army. They took part in many of the wars in which the British government was involved including the Abyssinian Expedition.
Manohar Malgonkar was born in 1912 and had his education at Bombay where he graduated in English and Sanskrit. Manohar could trace his lineage to the royal family with roots in Goa and after graduation he took to big game hunting and also shot 8 tigers. But he soon gave up the sport and became a staunch conservationist of wild life.
He took out a file and looked at my picture in the file. Then he gave me the paper on which I had to write that I was the mother of the prisoner. I wanted to meet him. The time of my arrival and departure had to be filled later by the clerk. Even after one year, I feel the burden of shame whenever I complete these formalities.
But then the question remains why had so many soldiers have to die in this campaign of 53 days. There are no answers except that war is war and no quarter given and none expected. It is the call to arms and duty.