Colonel Ramesh Pratap Singh (Veteran), an alumnus of Allahabad University who is popularly known as “aarpee” in military and friend’s circle. He was Commissioned to 5th Battalion the Rajput Regiment from Indian Military Academy on 15 Dec 1976. He was an Instructor with Infantry School Mhow, 1983- 1986.
He has had vast experience of anti-insurgency operations in NE (Nagaland & Manipur), anti-LTTE Operations in Sri Lanka (Batticaloa, Vavuniya and Trincomalee), and Anti Militancy Operations in the Valley. During the Kargil War, he Commanded his own Battalion on the LOC. He was also the Deputy Commander of an active Brigade, which was in contact with Pakistani forward troops at the LOC.
A die-hard Regimental Officer, he is a Defence Analyst, a keen photographer, loves to explore/ visit places, and a keen Golfer. Presently, he is a part of a military think tank organisation, STRIVE at Lucknow.