Former Indian Navy Chief Admiral Sushil Kumar dies at 79

Former Indian Navy Chief Admiral Sushil Kumar dies at 79

Former Indian Navy Chief Admiral Sushil Kumar died at a military hospital in New Delhi on Wednesday morning following a brief illness, his family sources said.

The former navy chief passed away at the age of 79.

Sushil Kumar was Navy Chief from 1998-2001.
He authored a book named "A Prime Minister to Remember- Memories of a Military Chief" which highlighted the key defence-related decisions taken by late former Prime Minister of India Atal Bihari Vajpayee.

Kumar had credited Vajpayee for turning the strategic tactical loss into a massive victory.