This post is a special one. Dad called up and said I have a new topic for your #MyFriendAlexa Challenge. He further shared a few links, informed me about Navin Sir! Navin Gulia, 46, an Ex-Army Officer transformed into Author, Adventurer, Record Holder, Social Worker, etc.

During his Army days, he got injured in an obstacle on the ground injuring his spine. Paralyzed below the neck for 2 yrs and was in the hospital. Navin Gulia is been through a lot of hardships where he was in ICU, MH Dehradun, airlifted to Army Hospital, Delhi and then operated, transferred to MH Kirkee, Pune. He never lost hope, these incidents made him even stronger for achieving his goals in life. Navin Sir truly believes in accepting failures and strives hard for success.

He runs a Social Welfare Organization called ADAA aka “Apni Duniya Apna Ashiana” for underprivileged children. Deepa Govekar helps him with the trust work. Navin Sir is a well-known author and has published books like “In Quest of the Last Victory”, “Veer Usko Janiye”, and “Gandhi Banam Bhagat: Ek Sant, Ek Sainik”. He has many awards for his extraordinary work around the world.

He holds a record for Adventure Terrain Driving from New Delhi to world’s highest mountain pass Marsimik La which is at 18,632 feet height. This was a non-stop journey of 55 hours driving. No one has ever beaten this record till date! Few of his awards and recognition are President’s ‘National Role Model’ Award from Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam 2007, Chief of Army Staff Commendation 2005, Times of India ‘Global Indian’ 2005, Limca Book ‘People of the Year’ 2005, etc. Recent ones are “World Peace Campaign” award by Yogmata Foundation 2019, KBC “Karmaveer 2019” Award.

He excels in activities like flying, rock-climbing, sky-diving, lake and river swimming, white water rafting and all-terrain driving. His journey is truly inspiring for every age group because he stood like a warrior. Navin Gulia is like a diamond shining in every aspect of life.

Currently, Navin Gulia Sir is working to build a residential center for the girl child. Please contribute to this good deed. Email: or message on WhatsApp 9810245996 for more details.

Navin Ji is a well-known face to everyone around the world. We all have seen in the Karam Veer Special Episode on Kaun Banega Crorepati. I have not yet seen these episodes but will soon see them 🙂

This post is a part of #MyFriendAlexa Campaign. ‘I am taking my blog’s Alexa rank to the next level with Blogchatter’. This is my fourth post for the theme “Extraordinary Individuals around the World” #MyFriendAlexa #radiantposts.

Navin Gulia
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Also, Read my 3rd post for #MyFriendAlexa #radianposts on Bhausaheb Bhawar

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