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Tales of Sanawar

Tales of Sanawar

THE OLD SANAWARIAN SOCIETY
,
PANKAJ SAPRU
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Tales of Sanawar, is a collection of anecdotal stories penned by some of the school’s most illustrious alumni and published by The Old Sanawarian Society (OSS®), its alumni association celebrating 175 years of their alma mater. The book contains schooldays memoirs of Old Sanawarians. Experiences of their childhood years on the Hilltop. Well-researched archival chronicles of the school take us back in time, from the days of the founding of the Lawrence Royal Military Asylum in 1847 to the independence of India and first-hand accounts of how Sanawar endured through that historic period of transition, including the great wars. Commentaries extracted from the school’s annual magazine provide a vivid description of life at Sanawar in the post-Independence years.

Imprint: India Penguin Enterprise

Published: Oct/2022

ISBN: 9780670097227

Length : 808 Pages

MRP : ₹999.00

Tales of Sanawar

THE OLD SANAWARIAN SOCIETY
,
PANKAJ SAPRU

Tales of Sanawar, is a collection of anecdotal stories penned by some of the school’s most illustrious alumni and published by The Old Sanawarian Society (OSS®), its alumni association celebrating 175 years of their alma mater. The book contains schooldays memoirs of Old Sanawarians. Experiences of their childhood years on the Hilltop. Well-researched archival chronicles of the school take us back in time, from the days of the founding of the Lawrence Royal Military Asylum in 1847 to the independence of India and first-hand accounts of how Sanawar endured through that historic period of transition, including the great wars. Commentaries extracted from the school’s annual magazine provide a vivid description of life at Sanawar in the post-Independence years.

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THE OLD SANAWARIAN SOCIETY

THE OLD SANAWARIAN SOCIETY (OSS®) is the alumni association of The Lawrence School, Sanawar. OSS® was founded in 1914 by Rev. George Dunsford Barne CIE OBE (Principal, 1912-1932). In its modern avatar, the OSS® formed a society with an executive headed by a president, the first of which was democratically elected in 1979 and over the last five decades, OS have stepped up and devoted their time and untiring effort into building the OSS® into an inclusive and contemporary organization with members swelling to over 6000 worldwide. The Executive Committee of the OSS® endeavors to foster camaraderie, transparency in its working and encourage active participation of members. In order to effectively manage this ever-growing fraternity and its global footprint, the OSS® operates eleven Chapters across India and 8 overseas.

PANKAJ SAPRU

PANKAJ SAPRU, the current OSS® Vice President, passionately began work in curating this epic collection in September 2020, setting a target of collecting 175 tales. His endeavor in right earnest received an overwhelming response from all members of the OSS® proving to be more rewarding and gratifying than he could possibly have imagined.