Dr. Mohan Bhandari

Lt. Gen. (Dr) Mohan Bhandari, also known as the Thinking General, was born in August 1946. A veteran of the 1971 Indo-Pak war, the general has spent a number of years combating counter-insurgency/terrorist operations in Jammu and Kashmir and various other parts of the country. He is the proud recipient of three Presidential awards presented for his exceptional services to the nation. He was the Indian Army's face for both print and electronic media. The general is a rare mix of a successful soldier, erudite scholar, a powerful orator, a prolific writer, and a gifted painter. At present, he is a visiting faculty member at the Academic Staff Colleges of the UGC, universities, and schools of instructions.

    Dr. Mohan Bhandari

    Dragons Evil Designs: World Beware!!
    Dragon's Evil Designs: World Beware!!

    Dragon today is deploying heavily opposite India with particular reference to Ladakh, Sikkim & Arunachal Pradesh. Its hostile & aggressive actions in...

    By Dr. Mohan Bhandari  Published on 13 Oct 2021 4:55 AM GMT


    Opinion: Impact of Talibans return
    Opinion: Impact of Taliban's return

    ' Let every nation know, whether it wishes us well or ill, that we shall pay any price, bear any burden, meet any hardship, support any friend, oppose...

    By Dr. Mohan Bhandari  Published on 17 Sep 2021 4:15 AM GMT


    With Panjshir gone, its all about Taliban in Afghanistan: India Beware!
    With Panjshir gone, it's all about Taliban in Afghanistan: India Beware!

    As the world reacts to Taliban Cabinet, Spy Chiefs of US, Russia & UK have met their counterpart in Lutyens City in India for a hush-hush meeting.

    By Dr. Mohan Bhandari  Published on 9 Sep 2021 4:07 AM GMT


    Afghanistan Crisis: From Terrorists to Rulers
    Afghanistan Crisis: From Terrorists to Rulers

    The Taliban seized Kabul much earlier than US expectations but we see no signs of provocative aggression. While there is plenty of chaos and...

    By Dr. Mohan Bhandari  Published on 22 Aug 2021 3:21 AM GMT


    Taliban Crisis: What was the mistake
    Taliban Crisis: What was the mistake

    Consequent to an agreement reached in February 2020 in Doha between the US and the Taliban to bring peace to Afghanistan, withdrawal of all US and...

    By Dr. Mohan Bhandari  Published on 17 Aug 2021 12:48 PM GMT


    Garhwal School of Painting: Dev Bhumi, Veer Bhumi & Kala Bhumi
    Garhwal School of Painting: Dev Bhumi, Veer Bhumi & Kala Bhumi

    The home & provenance of Garhwali Paintings was Srinagar (Garhwal) & the author of authentic, dated & signed paintings was Mola Ram (1743—1833), who...

    By Dr. Mohan Bhandari  Published on 13 Aug 2021 9:58 AM GMT


    Kargil remembered: Great Indian war machine, illustrious armed forces
    Kargil remembered: Great Indian war machine, illustrious armed forces

    It was in the early afternoon of 7 May 1999 when at Nal-Bikaner Airfield, where I had accompanied the Chief for an Operational Mission, that I was...

    By Dr. Mohan Bhandari  Published on 26 July 2021 4:30 AM GMT


    Across the roof of the world: From Uttarakhand to Siberia
    Across the roof of the world: From Uttarakhand to Siberia

    This write up is dedicated to Lt Percy Thomas Etherton F.R.G.S, F.Z.S & Rfn Gyan Singh Pharswan (Gyani) -both of 2nd Battalion 39 Garhwal Rifles.

    By Dr. Mohan Bhandari  Published on 14 July 2021 9:30 AM GMT


    Looking back at Indias first war of Independence (1857-58): What led to the revolt, why it failed
    Looking back at India's first war of Independence (1857-58): What led to the revolt, why it failed

    The genesis and origin of this revolution can be traced to the battlefields of Plassey in 1757.

    By Dr. Mohan Bhandari  Published on 4 July 2021 12:02 PM GMT


    Timmy and the man eater Tigress
    Timmy and the man eater Tigress

    The family drawing room of the renowned 'Shikari' of his time Late Rai Bahadur Prem Ballabh Belwal – a prominent & leading citizen of Ramnagar at...

    By Dr. Mohan Bhandari  Published on 9 Jun 2021 9:00 AM GMT


    Every soil is different
    Every soil is different

    “This is our Lansdowne. You can see the clear Himalayas from here-this Bungalow-Tip n Top, Officers Mess, Club - where we presented so many...

    By Dr. Mohan Bhandari  Published on 30 May 2021 5:42 AM GMT


    Garhwalis at Sea-Reminiscences of OP Pawan
    Garhwalis at Sea-Reminiscences of OP Pawan

    Garhwalis- the people of the hills and dales that reverberate the holy chants of the famous temples of Badrinath and Kedarnath are truly blessed. Most ...

    By Dr. Mohan Bhandari  Published on 16 May 2021 7:30 AM GMT


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