The author, Hoshi D. Bhagwagar, was born on November 24, 1964, into a Parsi family in Mumbai.
He is a Company Secretary by profession. He also holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce and Law. He has nearly thirty years of corporate experience and has held senior-level positions with reputed companies
The author’s tough early childhood, where the family struggled to make ends meet, landed his siblings and him in charitable boarding schools meant for the poor at a very tender age.
After the initial difficulties, he soon overcame the hardships of life by observing certain core values and guidance given by his parents, siblings and the wonderful neighbors then. He also credits his boarding school – J. N. Petit Technical High School, Pune for providing free of cost all the basic necessities of life like education, food, clothing and shelter. The school also provided equal opportunities for excelling in studies and sports.
The author firmly believes that the nine years spent in the boarding school moulded him into a dependable and competitive human being with core values and discipline in place. In view of the context that today’s children are placed in, he has decided to bring together his learnings, observations, and experiences of life in this book.
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