Name: Uday Singh Rawat
Rank: Naik, Indian Army
A resident of BadrinathNaik Uday Singh Rawat served the nation as a soldier for 15 years till 1986.
Naik Rawat is one of the many ex-servicemen who participated in the relay hunger fast at Jantar Mantar. He used to fast for 24 hours, was relieved by a fellow veteran and then returned to the podium to fast for another 24 hours.
Photograph: Shaurya Roy