Sumant Dhamija is a freelance writer. He was educated at Mayo College, Ajmer, King’s School, Canterbury and Emmanuel College, Cambridge. He lives in Delhi with his wife Iqrup. They have two children Ritika and Udai. As President of The Oxford and Cambridge Society of India, he organized the history lecture, ‘Jassa Singh Ahluwalia of Punjab: from Sevak to Sovereign’, after which the book was born.