On the evening of April 29, 1995, a 19-year young gentleman cadet suffered a near-fatal accident during his passing-out parade at the Indian Military Academy. The injuries were so grave that doctors declared he would not survive more than three days.
Today, Navin Gulia is an accomplished author, award-winning adventurer, philanthropist, motivational speaker and above all, a source of inspiration to many.
In 2004, he made it to the Limca Book of Records by becoming the first and only person to drive from Delhi to Marsimik La, the highest motorable pass in the world, driving nonstop for 55 hours. He is the recipient of numerous prestigious Awards including the Karmaveer Chakra, National Role Model Award, Global Indian of the Year, KavinCare Ability Mastery Award and many more.