Beyond NJ 9842: The Siachen Saga released in Leh

 My book Beyond NJ 9842: The Siachen Saga was released in Leh at a function organised by the Ladakh district administration on 10 May, exactly a month after it was formally launched in Delhi.

Some glimpses of the function.

The Book is released in Leh: Simrandip Singh, IAS, DC Ladakh and Prof Harvir Sharma, Emeritus Professor, Defence Studies with me

Explaining the making of the book
The District Collector speaking about the book

A State govt official who conducted the ceremony congratulating me

Lt Gen Gen Rakesh Sharma, GoC 14 Corps with me and my wife Neha

Signing for dear friend a senior officer at the 14 Corps HQ
Col. Sonam Wangchuk, MVC, hero of Kargil was also there

Bloomsbury’s Suresh Gopal with me and Lt Gen Rakesh Sharma

The District Collector engrossed in deep conversation

Another friend in the Army with the copies of the book

One for the album: From (l to r) Air Com Rajesh Issar, AOC, Leh, Bloomsbury’s Suresh Gopal, me, Lt Gen Rakesh Sharma and Dist Collector Simrandip Sngh

True civil-military synergy in Ladakh

An officer from the Base camp and my friend, the erudite Brig Sravan

Many civil and military officers picked up the copies of the book

Gratified to see the response to the book

Suresh Gopal and two of Army’s brightest officers

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