Major Gaurav Arya Biography Personal Life

NameMajor Gaurav Arya
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Nick NameGaurav Arya
ProfessionJournalist and Ex-Army officer
Date of Birth25 September 1972
Age48 Year
Sun SignLibra
Birth PlaceDelhi, India
HometownDelhi, India
SchoolNot Known
CollegeSt. Stephens College, Delhi
EducationBA (Hons) History (St. Stephens College)
MBA in Marketing & Sales
Famous forFor talking style

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Physical Status

Major Gaurav Arya
Height (approx.)175 Centimeters 
1.75 Meters
5’ 9” Feet
Weight (approx.)70 Kg
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack


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FatherName Not Known (Ex. IPS Officer)
MotherName Not Known
BrotherNot Known
SisterNot Known

Marital Status

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Marital StatusMarried
WifeName Not Known
SonNot Known
DaughterNot Known

Affair / Controversies

AffairRead Below
ControversiesRead Below

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Major Gaurav Arya Favorite

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MovieLawrence of Arabia ( Hollywood)
HobbiesWriting and Speech

Major Gaurav Arya Biography in Details

Major Gaurav Arya in army camp

Major Gaurav Arya(Retd) is a public speaker and senior consulting Editor of Strategic affairs at Republic media Network. He is an ex-serviceman who served in the 17th Kumaon Regiment. He is a poet, writer, a strategic affairs expert who talks about defense, national security, motivation, and leadership.

Major Gaurav Arya Born / Wiki

Major Gaurav Arya

Major Gaurav Arya was born in Delhi on 25th September 1972. He completed his graduation in History honors from St. Stephen college in Delhi in 1992. His father is an IPS Officer. Major Gaurav Arya belongs to a family of disciplined and patriotic members.

Gaurav Arya Career

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Major Gaurav Arya was recruited as a Second lieutenant in the Indian Army in 1993 after passing the SSB Examination. He was listed as one of the servicemen in the 57th short service commission.

In those times, the tenure for recruits who joined through the Short Service Commission was five+five +four years. Major Gaurav Arya started his training at the Officer’s Training Academy Chennai under the Jessami Company administration.

After his training, he served with the 17th Kumaon Regiment in various operational areas, including Kashmir. In 1996, Major Gaurav Arya was posted at the International border in the tribal place of Lahaul and Spiti area. He fell off from a hill and ended up getting buried under snow. Later on, he was rescued by his battalion. But the accident developed lung-related ailment in him.
After serving Indian Army Services for five years, Major Gaurav Arya retired from the Services in 1999 by opting for voluntary medical reasons.

After his retirement, Gaurav did an MBA in Marketing and sales. He then transitioned into the Corporate World. Gaurav worked at several administrative Positions in HCL, Wipro, Hutch(now Vodafone), Ernst & Young, Spice Retail Ltd, Smart group, and Sterea Infratech Ltd.

then he joined as a Senior Consulting Editor Of Strategic affairs at Republic media Network in March 2017. He used to accumulate his thoughts and knowledge and used to write on blogs related to the topics based on the national defense security of India.

About major Gaurav Arya Letter

Major Gaurav Arya got famous for his open letter to Burhan Wani and his Media debut. When he wrote an article for Swarajya in July 2016 based on that article which went viral overnight. The open letter to Burhan Wani, a Kashmiri terrorist, was encountered by the Indian Armed Forces a few days back. In that letter, he wrote about the situation in Kashmir where the separatism movements have brought nothing to the Kashmiri people. He also described in his article how separatists in Kashmir are feeding on young Kashmiri men’s blood and how they send these young Kashmiris like Burhan Wani to face the army for their very own schedule. But this has nothing to do with the people of Kashmir.

Major Gaurav Arya’s letter received wide recognition from both online and in the mainstream media across India. The next day, many prominent leaders such as serving Army generals of India appreciated him.
Thus he was invited by many News Channels to debate on the Burhan Wani encounter in their shows.

Facts about Major Gaurav Arya

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  • As a public speaker major, Gaurav Arya has given speeches at famous and influential institutions and corporates worldwide. IIT Roorkee, Dell computers, Samsung India Ltd, Indian military Academy in Dehradun, Oxford University. He was even invited to speak about the situation in Jammu and Kashmir in the UK Parliament.
  • Before joining as a Senior editor at Republic media Network, he worked in the Smart Group, a real estate firm, as a President.
  • Gaurav also hosts two shows like Patriot and Blitzkrieg on Republic Channel. The show focuses on the life of Indian Army officials daily.
  • He also has a YouTube Channel based on defensive Offence. In this channel, he brings out independent information on defense and geopolitics with the national interest.

Major Gaurav Arya Social Media Account

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Linkedin  Not Known

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