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Aneesh Gokhale

Aneesh Gokhale

Aneesh Gokhale is the published author of two books. His second book "Brahmaputra" is about Lachit Barphukan , the Assamese contemporary of Chhatrapati Shivaji. His articles on Maratha and Assamese history have appeared in various online and print media. He has also given public talks on a dozen occassions.

Chhatrapati Shivaji vs Afzal Khan: Pratapgad,1659
Archives, Indology

Chhatrapati Shivaji vs Afzal Khan: Pratapgad,1659

Aneesh Gokhale- January 29, 2020

The Pratapgad campaign is much more than just Shivaji killing Ali Adil Shah's general at a meeting. Shivaji's leadership acumen and mental fortitude as a ... Read More

New York Times Peddles Myth and Calls it History: A response to Romila Thapar
Archives, Identity (Distortion & Appropriation)

New York Times Peddles Myth and Calls it History: A response to Romila Thapar

Aneesh Gokhale- May 27, 2019

Away from the westernised “Professional History” of the Left, a lot of information regarding astronomy, mathematics, philosophy and medicine has been unearthed in scriptures from ... Read More

जगन्नाथ पुरी: 18 आक्रमणों का गवाह
Archives, Hindi

जगन्नाथ पुरी: 18 आक्रमणों का गवाह

Aneesh Gokhale- January 7, 2019

यह लेख श्री जगन्नाथ पुरी पर हुए उन 18 हमलों का सार है जिसके बावजूद यह आज भी हमारे बीच जीवंत है| Read More

How Indian was the Mughal Empire?
Archives, Indology

How Indian was the Mughal Empire?

Aneesh Gokhale- July 3, 2018

This article shall explain how, from the time of Babur to that of Aurangzeb, foreign born nobility always formed the major component of Mughal nobility. ... Read More

Maratha Refusal to Dethrone the Mughal
Archives, Indology

Maratha Refusal to Dethrone the Mughal

Aneesh Gokhale- September 12, 2017

A question is often asked - why did the Marathas, the dominant power of India in the eighteenth century, still continued with the Mughal emperor? ... Read More

Jagannath Puri: Survivor of 18 invasions
Archives, Indology

Jagannath Puri: Survivor of 18 invasions

Aneesh Gokhale- July 11, 2017

This article is a summary of the eighteen invasions that Jagannath Puri had to bear. Read More

From NCERT Joke Book: ‘British Became Supreme Power in 1765 Itself’
Archives, Identity (Distortion & Appropriation)

From NCERT Joke Book: ‘British Became Supreme Power in 1765 Itself’

Aneesh Gokhale- June 2, 2017

It took the British three wars to finally quell the Maratha Empire and establish supremacy over the Indian subcontinent. Read More