Author - 'With a Little Help From My Friends: A Schoolmaster's Memoirs'
Educated at St. Stephen's Delhi and St. Catherine's Oxford (as a Rhodes Scholar). Spent over 3 decades in school teaching, 25 of those years as a Head of school. Have been a national level athlete as well as rider( Equestrian). Survived over 16 heart procedures( including major surgeries) and cancer.
In the midst of all this martial ardour, a very sickening tradition, masquerading as part of the military ethos, had crept in. That was bullying. The seniors thought it their God-given right to hit juniors with hockey sticks at the slightest excuse, so much so that bones were broken on a fairly regular basis.