Dr Nirmal Kumar Chakravorty, an octogenarian, doctor by profession, born during the times of violent changes of the past century, witnessed the turbulence of World War-II, oppression of colonialism and helplessness of human spirit. He witnessed the evolution the country went through from her pre-independence times to the modern India as she proudly stands on the global stage today. From humble beginnings, battling disease and loneliness, death of loved ones and poverty, besides several dangers to his own life, his has been a meandering journey, through the unfamiliar villages, towns and cities of the North East India and Bengal, embracing the struggles, trials and trepidations, life had to offer as he also embraced the people he thereby came in contact with, as custodians, guardians, friends and family with a quiet resolve to stay afloat and happy no matter what. Working as a doctor in remote villages of the then undivided Punjab to the pinnacle of his career in the capital city, while delivering his duties it were the hearts he won along this journey that has been his real treasure. This book illustrates his own account peppered with anecdotes from his intriguing life spent across India and is as much a journey through these wonderful locations as of his own life. Stay with him without getting lost in the innumerable names of people and places. Join him as he reminisces about those forgotten times and speaks of the one thing that we all need to sail us along the turbulent times of life – love for and of the family.