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Naam, Namak, Nishan 2

Naam, Namak, Nishan 2

The Ultimate Indian Armed Forces Quiz Book

Anurakshat Gupta
,
Arnabh Sengupta
,
Hitesh Mahato
,
Anmol Dhawan
,
Sagnik Sarkar
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Did you know that an IAF officer commanded the Ghana Air Force as its first air chief?
Or that the Teen Murti Memorial honours Indian soldiers from the princely states of Jodhpur, Hyderabad and Mysore who fought in World War I?
Or that an iconic Indian military vehicle’s name is actually an acronym honouring its city of origin?
Or that a British lady anthropologist once led an intelligence-gathering guerrilla unit in the North-east and was called the ‘Queen of the Nagas’?

Find out the answers to these and more in Naam, Namak, Nishan 2, the much-awaited sequel to Naam, Namak, Nishan—India’s first quiz book on Indian military trivia that connects the Indian Armed Forces to more topics, exploring trivia in new, engaging formats. Written by a team of quizzer-doctors from the Armed Forces Medical College, Pune, this is military history like you’ve never read before.

Imprint: Penguin Veer

Published: Jul/2024

ISBN: 9780143466291

Length : 288 Pages

MRP : ₹299.00

Naam, Namak, Nishan 2

The Ultimate Indian Armed Forces Quiz Book

Anurakshat Gupta
,
Arnabh Sengupta
,
Hitesh Mahato
,
Anmol Dhawan
,
Sagnik Sarkar

Did you know that an IAF officer commanded the Ghana Air Force as its first air chief?
Or that the Teen Murti Memorial honours Indian soldiers from the princely states of Jodhpur, Hyderabad and Mysore who fought in World War I?
Or that an iconic Indian military vehicle’s name is actually an acronym honouring its city of origin?
Or that a British lady anthropologist once led an intelligence-gathering guerrilla unit in the North-east and was called the ‘Queen of the Nagas’?

Find out the answers to these and more in Naam, Namak, Nishan 2, the much-awaited sequel to Naam, Namak, Nishan—India’s first quiz book on Indian military trivia that connects the Indian Armed Forces to more topics, exploring trivia in new, engaging formats. Written by a team of quizzer-doctors from the Armed Forces Medical College, Pune, this is military history like you’ve never read before.

Buying Options
Paperback / Hardback

Anurakshat Gupta

Air Cmde (Dr) Anurakshat Gupta is a professor of surgery at the Armed Forces Medical College (AFMC), Pune. A founder-director of the International Quizzing Association, he has been on BBC Mastermind, was a finalist twice on Tata Crucible, did a stint as an expert on Kaun Banega Crorepati and authored three books on quizzing. He was inducted into the Trivia Hall of Fame at Las Vegas in 2016 and has visited over thirty countries. He counts his year spent as a surgeon at Mazar-e Sharif, Afghanistan in 2005 as his most unique experience ever. Contact him at anurakshat@rediffmail.com.

Arnabh Sengupta

Flt Lt (Dr) Arnabh Sengupta, a medical officer in the Indian Air Force, spends his free time in trivial pursuits and the pursuit of trivia. Having represented AFMC in multiple quiz competitions across the country, he has bagged accolades and experiences, both. Ever curious, he’s known to pack his bags often, setting out in search for the next activity of interest. Contact him at arnabhsengupta@gmail.com.

Hitesh Mahato

Surg. Lt Cdr (Dr) Hitesh Mahato is a pathologist in the Indian Navy with a penchant for trivia. When not hunting for clues under the microscope, he loves finding them in quiz questions. Often distracted by cute dogs and kitties, his interests constitute history, basketball, writing and travel. Contact him at hitessh24x7@gmail.com.

Anmol Dhawan

Dr Anmol Dhawan is a radiologist practising in Pune. An avid quizzer since his college days, he finished his college quizzing stint in 2017 as the international winner of the Tata Crucible Campus Quiz, beating over 7000 teams. Passionate about history, culture and writing, he maintains a blog where he writes about his interests. Contact him at anmoldhawan@gmail.com.

Sagnik Sarkar

Dr Sagnik Sarkar is an AFMC MBBS graduate, and currently one of the ‘Healing Rhinos’ in the Northeast. An accomplished quizzer since his school days, his varied passions include history, fauj, geopolitics, Russian literature, cinema and Hindustani classical music. When not obsessing over his kitty muse ‘Celine’, he can be found faithfully singing ‘Glory Glory Man United’ each season, often in vain. Contact him at sagniksarkar33@gmail.com.

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