Maj Gen BK Sharma, AVSM, SM** (Retd), Deputy Director (Research) and Head of Centre for Strategic Studies and Simulation, USI attended the Chandigarh Literature Festival 2018 from 07 Dec – 09 Dec 2018. The festival is a joint initiative of military historian and Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh and Punjab Governor Shri VP Singh Badnore.
The event was attended by military leaders, thinkers, authors, writers, poets, artists, journalists and war correspondents from national and International shores. Maj Gen BK Sharma, AVSM, SM** (Retd) was co-panellist on the topic ” The New Great Game ” along with noted experts , civil servants, diplomats and military leader . He spoke on the dynamics of Great Game in Eurasia, with special reference to Afghanistan, implications and response from India. The festival comprises of multitude of events to show case military ethos, traditions and skills besides cross fertilisation of ideas on military history and a wide spectrum of national security issues.