Book on Rashtriya Rifles ‘Home of the Brave’ released
The book ‘Home of the Brave’ traces the contributions of the Rashtriay Rifles in curtailing insurgency operations in Punjab and Jammu and Kashmir.
Home of the Brave: Nitin A Gokhale & Brig S K Chatterji (Retired)
The Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) General Bipin Rawaton on 27 March 2017 released a book titled Home of the Brave at the South Block in New Delhi.
The book is authored by Nitin A Gokhale, defence and security analyst, and Brig S K Chatterji (Retired).
The event of the release of the book was attended by the Director General of the Rashtriya Rifles, other senior officers from the Directorate General of the Rashtriya Rifles and the authors of the book.
About Home of the Braves
• Home of the Brave traces the early history of the Rashtriya Rifles, its organization, its raising and its subsequent deployment in Punjab, the North East and in Jammu and Kashmir.
• The book also reflects upon the role of the Rashtriya Rifles, India’s formidable counter-insurgency force, in strengthening the professionalism of the Indian Army and military ethics and values throughout its rank and file.
• Home of the Brave will also serve as an authentic record of the achievements of the Rashtriya Rifles for all the Army units and Army training institutions functioning across the country.
• For the defence policy planners, research scholars and military historians, this book provides factual and well chronicled information.