Anand Kumar Bhatt

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Gender MALE
Industry Government
Occupation Retired Civil Servant
Location Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh, India
Introduction I was born in Laluland, brought up in Ghazipur, and had my college education at Allahabad (M.A. in Economics) all on the bank of Ganga. Later while in service did M.A. in Development Economics from the University of Sussex on a sabbatical. Started my career as a University Lecturer, and joined I.A.S. in 1969. Later joined Central Administrative Tribunal. Now fully retired, pursuing my hobbies, and doing nothing else.
Interests Birding, trees, gardening, reading esp. novels (which I am afraid is getting less and less), and writing for the pleasure of it.
Favorite Movies Devdas (of Dilip-Suchitra-Vyjayanthimala), Chalti ka Naam Gaadi, Saajan, Lamhe, Dhoop Kinaray (Pakistani serial.
Favorite Music Old Hindi film songs esp. of Geeta Dutt and Noorjahan, Mehdi Hasan, Jagjit-Chitra.
Favorite Books Count of Monte Cristo, War and Peace, Gone with the Wind, A Suitable Boy, Kya Bhooloon Kya Yaad Karoon (First part of Harivansh Rai Bachchan's autobiography)