Lt Gen Sanjay Kulkarni was commissioned into 4 KUMAON in 1977. In his illustrious career of 39 years, he served in various types of terrain and participated in Operation Polar Bear and Operation Meghdoot, as a Captain in 1983 and in 1984. For leading his Platoon to unfurl the National Flag on Bilafond La he was decorated with Shaurya Chakra. He commanded a Rashtriya Rifles Battalion in thick of of the Insurgency and later commanded an Infantry Battalion, an Infantry Brigade and a Division along the Line of Actual Control in Arunachal Pradesh where he was decorated with the Governor‘s Gold Medal. Alumni of National Institute of Defence Studies, Japan and of National Defence College, New Delhi, he retired as Director General Infantry.
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Editor’s Note There is a call for giving the Kashmir problem a new twist now. So far the call was primarily for Azadi, however, now a small group affiliated to al Qaida has been ranting that... Read more