CHITTUR FOLKS

SIMPLE & SERENE - CHITTUR (PALAKKAD)

 

About the Site Owner:

Born at Alathur (Malabar) as the third of the six children to middle class parents, Mohan did his scholing and college at Palakkad, (GPMHSS, Palakkad from 1953 to �59 and Govt. Victoria College, Palakkad from Jun 1959 to March �63). An inmate of the Main Hostel during Jan 1961 � Mar �63, he was in BSc (Physics), General secretary of the Men�s Hostel Cabinet during 1961-62, Chairman of the College Union in 1962-63 and a Senior Under Officer in NCC Rifles. He was in the College Basket Ball team all along and was Vice Captain in 1962-63.

Commissioned into the Regiment of Artillery in August 1964, he had a long and eventful career in uniform including two battles � 1965 & 71 wars; and a varied exposure to Regimental/Extra -Regimental/Staff/ Command assignments in Peace, Field and High Altitude all over India. Had the proud privilege of raising a new unit in the Indian Artillery, equipped with the fierce 122mm Multi Barrel Rocket Launchers (GRAD).  He also had stint associated with youth development while posted as a Group Commander in National Cadet Corps in three different states � Karnataka, Rajasthan and Kerala. During this tenure, he also had the rare privilege of planning the India Chapter of the Indo- Canada Youth Exchange Programme in his Group. He got the rare privilege of commanding the prestigious NCC Republic Day Camp at Delhi 1n 1991. He was awarded the Chief of Army Staff�s Commendation on Army Day 1996.

Maried Parvathi from Cherubala, Chittur on 11 Jul 1973. After hanging up boots, Parvathi & Mohan are peacefully settled at Chittur (Palakkad).

He may be contacted at:

�ASHIANA�, Post Office Junction, Chittur (Palakkad) � 678101

Phone: 91 4923 222694  Cell: +91 9447621171 Email: mdkunnath@gmail.com