Name: A K Sharma
Rank: Commander, Indian Navy
A resident of MuzaffarnagarIndian Navy Commander A K Sharma (retired) participated in a number of operations to defend Indian maritime assets. Of his operations, he says the India-Pakistan war of 1971 and the action in Sri Lanka of 1988-1989 were the most action-packed.
Commander Sharma is one of the many veterans who has been on a fast unto death for OROP at Jantar Mantar. “Don’t call this an agitation, it’s our satyagraha,” he says.
Photograph: Shaurya Roy