GRIT GUTS and GALLANTRY was the first book written by Col Mahip Chadha. It was released on 08 Jan 2011 by H.E. General J.J. singh PVSM, AVSM, VSM (Retd.), Governor, Arunachal. The book is an account of the author’s journey through the NDA and the IMA. It is a motivational book and serves to act as a much needed career counseling requirement, for students of classes 9 to 12, so that they can consider the Armed Forces of India as a viable career option. It also assists children in the National Cadet Corps to understand the Army better. For enlisted soldiers it helps them to understand what the transformation from Soldier to Officer means.
This is the second edition and encompasses all the three wings of the Defence Forces. A true Career Counsellor for boys and girls keen to join the Services!
About The Author
COLONEL MAHIP CHADHA was commissioned in 1966 into The Second Battalion The Third Gorkha Rifles; one of the finest battalions in the world which had the honour of winning two Victoria Crosses in WWI. The battalion saw action in both the World Wars returning to India after a final stint in Pakistan, and was taken over by Indian Officers at Ferozepore. Colonel Chadha retired in Jun 2000, after which he worked in various jobs till he finally retired as the President of Helios Aviation. He turned to writing after the demise of his wife Kiran in 2010.