Ques : Which of these chief ministers is not an alumnus of the Doon School, Dehradun? Mr. Navin B Chawla ... Ex-Chief Election Commissioner of India. In a first, 3 Doon alumni are CMs, all from the same... Dear troubled liberal, don’t fear the Congress party, The big GST gift on the horizon, and a son returns home from Pakistan after six years, A former foreign secretary explains how Narendra Modi can fill the ‘world leader’ void, Madhya Pradesh Governor gives nod to anti-conversion ordinance, becomes law, ‘Sita-Rubiya’ remark, no Muslims at garba — MP’s pro tem Speaker courts a controversy a day, MP CM calls for strict law against stone-pelting after ‘attacks’ on Ram Mandir fundraising rallies, GoAir pilot sacked for anti-Modi remarks served IAF for 25 years, flew in VVIP Squadron, Not all vaccines prevent infections. These Doon ‘old boys’ had their own dictionary — nicknames like Nath’s ‘Roly’, and unique slang — which became the vernacular in many a Lutyens’ drawing room. Justice Rajive Bhalla. Even though Nath — who was in Hyderabad House — was not in the same hostel as Sanjay , their friendship is legendary and, in fact, is what brought Nath into the Congress. Amarinder Singh, who led a Congress landslide in the 2017 Punjab elections and became chief minister." Since its foundation, the school has had a disproportionate impact on India and has produced many distinguished alumni in all walks of life, including Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi, many chief ministers of Indian states, ambassadors and luminaries in the world of arts and letters such as sculptor Anish Kapoor and authors Vikram Seth, Amitav Ghosh and Ramachandra Guha. Doon School students continue to dominate India’s politics as Kamal Nath joins contemporaries Naveen Patnaik and Captain Amarinder Singh as chief ministers. Sustaining journalism of this quality needs smart and thinking people like you to pay for it. B. Naveen Patnaik. Social Aesthetics and The Doon School [11/05] Social Landscapes ... among its alumni former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi, several cabinet ministers, a long list of members of parliament, and major business leaders. Punjab and Haryana High Court. 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Since its foundation, the school has has produced many distinguished alumni in all walks of life, including Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi, many chief ministers of Indian states, ambassadors and luminaries in the world of arts and letters such as sculptor Anish Kapoor and authors Vikram Seth, Amitav Ghosh and Ramachandra Guha. Living together 24×7 in the boarding school, their interactions were plenty, and the anecdotes of those who went on to become famous have turned into somewhat of a legend in the school. Old boys of The Doon School are popularly known as Doscos, although the more correct term is ex-Doscos since within Doon itself current pupils are known as Doscos, and alumni are referred to as ex-Doscos or, more simply, as Old Boys.The term Dosco is a contraction of Doon and School.. Incidentally, Nath, from the 1964 batch, was picked as CM over Jyotiraditya Scindia, who attended Doon 25 years later, despite hailing from the family that founded another prestigious boarding school, Scindia School in Gwalior. Golf brings people together and the recently concluded Chandigarh Alumni Golf Invitational underlined the spirit and camaraderie that defines the game. Significantly, Rahul's father and former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi was also an alumni of the school. The alumni of these schools include some of the who’s who of different fields: Former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi, and Congress leaders Madhavrao Scindia, Mani Shankar Aiyar and Kamal Nath, who went to Doon School, and writer Nayantara Sehgal and theatre thespian Tom Alter, who attended Woodstock School in Mussoorie. Mr. Arun Maira . And the class of ’60 guffawed,” wrote Purie, adding that he and Rajiv were batchmates but never friends in school. Pupils. 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