From Warring Nuclear Navies ——-Ranjit B Rai
Should auld acquaintance be forgot,
And ne’er brought to mind?
Should auld acquaintance be forgot.
And days o’ auld Lang Syne. – Robert Burns.
An unsung hero of the Bangla Desh war, known as ‘Navy Bahadur’ in the Lebongsuburb of Darjeeling where he resides, and was given a small piece of land for his VirChakra. He left the Navy in a huff as this story tells in part 2 and thought he would build a few cottages for tourism as he taught us friends and Bashi Gupta of Tatas what Shikar is in Kerala’s luscious forests in the late 1960s. He loved the out doors as a sportsman ace shooter. But as he said, “These bl..dy politicians have never allowed a day of peace in Darjeeling and screwed Tourism. So I had to sail tramp ships to eke a living and there is no pension for me like you bug..rs get for pushing files”. Continue reading