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Born on 13 March 1962 in a Syrian Orthodox Christian family in Kottayam, Kerala, India.  Studied till Grade 4 in the village school in Kottayam and was selected to join Sainik School, Amaravathi Nagar (TN) in 1971.  Completed Grade 11 in 1978 and selected to join National Defence Academy (61 Course).  Commissioned to 75 Medium Regiment (Artillery – Indian Army) in 1982.

Traveled all through India during various army assignments.  Attended Long Gunnery Staff Course and Technical Staff Course.  Commanded a Surveillance and Target Acquisition Regiment and bid good-bye to the army in 2004 to join the family in Canada and is presently a Canadian citizen, enjoying a retired life.

Interests include gardening, cooking, reading and writing.

4 thoughts on “About

  1. Hi, what prompted you to turn a Canadian citizen after serving your Mother Land? As you have been talking about struggles and restrictions as a migrant in Canada, We would be happy to welcome back you with your family to God’s Own Country. I am sure, you won’t dare to do that as you have tasted money and quality life there. Nor your children and grandchildren would dare to take the quality of education offered by MG University kind of institutions here.

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  2. Hi Reji,
    Here’s wishing you and your family the very best in all your endeavours.
    I enjoy reading your blog, it is very interesting, entertaining and informative.
    You truly have a way with words. Keep it up! Take care & God bless you and your family. Cheers
    Vijay

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