The second Maritime Monsoon Conversation was conducted by Maritime History Society, Mumbai at Captain Mulla Auditorium, Colaba this evening. The conversation was, on the theme ‘The Influence of Indigenous Thought in India’s Maritime Strategy’ and moderated by Commander Rohan Kini. The young panelists were Lieutenant Commander Visakh, Lieutenant Mehul Kumar, and Ms. Swati Gosavi, a Research Associate with MHS. The conversation attempted to trace India’s Maritime thought from a Harappan Civilization link, with focus on key naval periods of the Cholas, Kunjali Marakkars and the Angres.
Rear Admiral Sanjay Mahindru, Flag Officer Commanding Maharashtra Naval Area and Vice Chairman of Maritime History Society was the chief guest for the event. The event was attended by naval personnel, members of MHS, and a few students. The second conversation was conducted as a response to the first, which focused on ‘Maratha Navy: Strategy and Significance’.