O P Sharma, Manoj Kumar
Name of Book : Chakravyuh Ka Satwaan Dwaar
Author : Sujit Kumar Singh (IPS)
Publisher : Understanding India Publishers, Delhi
Year : 2019
Pages : 254
Price : Rs 350
This 254-page book in Hindi entitled Chakravyuh Ka Satwaan Dwaar is a memoir written by Sujit Kumar Singh, an IPS officer of Jammu and Kashmir Cadre, during his treatment of cancer at Medanta Gurugram in 2018 . It depicts the story of a Police officer who is trying to fight with the disease like hero Abhimanyu son of Arjuna in the epic Mahabharata era at the seventh door of his today’s real life. The book narrates the agony of personal struggle with this “dangerous disease” . The author is feeling trapped at the seventh door, where everything like health, money, service, family, reputation, dreams are really at stake. He is gathering courage to come out of it with flying colours ,with the help of his friends and family and also with his unflinching faith in Him and also himself .
It is noteworthy that this absorbing story of courage draws our attention towards the struggle of author and shows how fighting this disease made him more tough and strong. It is not always easy to win a battle of one’s own health in the extreme situation like cancer but with the true support and best wishes of loved ones anything is possible. This book takes you through the ordeal of struggle, written directly from the bed of hospital on a daily basis during the treatment, the way author responded to the treatment and how he could cope up with the side effects of one of the harshest modes of treatment of any disease. The story really emphasizes on positive attitude towards life and a candid revelation of author’s grit and determination to carry on the struggle of life.
Courage & Faith
This absorbing narrative gives a ray of hope to the readers and shows the path of positivity during the difficult phase of life . It gives mental strength to fight on with odds of life , it discovers the hidden fighter in every citizen. It guides a common man how to frame out a plan and keep patience during the fight with such deadly disease or a worst situation .
This Hindi book is divided into seven chapters, each one showing different shades of life and struggle. Towards the end of the book, author expresses gratitude to everyone who stood with him during the time of struggle .The author could feel the presence of god in everyone who blessed and extended their support to him. It amply shows the necessity of thankfulness to human beings and the Almighty.
In this brave story, the lasting lesson of life is to have unfailing belief and hope that faith and positivity can make anything possible in our lives and all of us have to carry on our unrelenting struggle.
A word about the author, Sujit Kumar Singh is an IPS officer of Jammu and Kashmir cadre, presently serving as DIG Udhampur- Reasi Range. He belongs to a humble family of Patna, Bihar who did his matriculation and intermediate from his home State and later graduated from Hindu College, Delhi University, with History (Hons.) in the year of 2002. Subsequently after qualifying Master’s degree in Rural Management from IGNOU in 2004, later he joined the coveted Indian Police Service during 2007 and from then he is rendering his services to the nation till now.
He did his probation from district Baramulla located in the north Kashmir and later served as SP, south Srinagar; Addl SP, Budgam in the Kashmir division. Also worked as SP, Kargil in the Laddakh region and SP, Traffic and SP, Reasi in the Jammu division. On Central deputation he has served as Commandant 26 BN SSB ,deployed in anti naxal operations in districts like Dumka, Khunti, Hazaribagh and Ranchi in the Jharkhand state . In addition, he has served in the Special Protection Group (SPA) (PM security) for a short period.
Lessons of Life
It may be mentioned that Sujit Kumar Singh, Police officer has received number of awards and appreciations from the department and public time to time, this includes the internal security medal, ops Parakram medal and DG J&K medal for the distinguished service in J&K.
This book has been well designed and published. It is written in easy- to- understand language and admirable style with mine of information and words of courage for those struggling with whatsoever hardships. The title of the book and the cover page are quite attractive and appealing. We have gone through page to page and found it inspiring for one and all. This book can be read by one and all particularly the youth and students with interest and inspiration to carry on the struggle of live.
(Starline Syndicate Service)