This is a story of friendship, passion and commitment to serve the nation. The storyline is set against the picturesque settings of the Indian Naval Academy (INA) at Ezhimala. It is also the story of two village boys near Jammu, who have now transformed into gentlemen officers and all set to receive their stripes from the Navy Chief Admiral R K Dhowan during the Autumn Term 2014 Passing out Parade (PoP) on November 29. OneIndia interviewed both officers in the presence of their parents, on the eve of their much-awaited PoP.
Meet Academy Cadet Captain Ankush Jasrotia and Academy Cadet Adjutant Rajinder Singh. Their friendship blossomed at a tuition class in a Kathua village near Jammu. "We both wanted to join the Navy. I joined the Navy in 2007 as an artificer apprentice. I was posted to INS Tarangani in Mumbai in 2009. But, I always dreamt of becoming an officer," says Ankush . He said after meeting Rajinder at their tuition centre in Kathua village, he knew there was something common among both friends.
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