Sam Manekshaw led the Indian Army to its greatest military victory this month 46 years ago. Lieutenant Colonel A K Shinde (retd), the field marshal's doctor for 25 years, tells Rediff.com's Archana Masih
about the charming man behind the soldier's uniform. Step into your time capsule, right here.
IMAGE: Then General SHFJ Manekshaw with troops during the 1971 War. Photograph: Kind courtesy Major General BNBM Prasad and DPR Photo Division Archives.