The Fourteenth Edition of Tata Literature Live! The Mumbai Litfest
Wednesday, October 25th to Sunday, October 29th 2023

Online : 25 - 26 Oct
On ground : 27 - 29 Oct

Ian Cardozo

Author, India

Major General Ian Cardozo was commissioned in the 5th Gorkha Rifles (FF) in June 1958 and has fought in the wars of 1962, 1965 and 1971. Wounded in the battle of Sylhet, he is the first war-disabled officer to be approved for command of an infantry battalion and brigade. He subsequently commanded an Infantry Division and retired as Chief of Staff of a corps. Post retirement he was appointed by the Government of India as the Chairman of the Rehabilitation Council of India. He is also an acclaimed author.


Allies & Enemies

  • 12th November
  • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Launch of Manoj Joshi’s In Hard Times followed by a discussion on India’s place in the new world order
Ian Cardozo, Manoj Joshi
Chair: Pravin Sawhney

Soldiering On

  • 13th November
  • 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Launch of Ian Cardozo’s Cartoos Saab, followed by a discussion on the indomitable fighting spirit of an army man
Ian Cardozo in conversation with Ishita Thakur

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