The current compensation is in addition to an amount of Rs 50 lakh provided by the government based on a Supreme Court verdict and another Rs 10 lakh given to him as directed by the NHRC
Arrested for his apparent association with Narayanan and Chadrasekhar, Sharma recalls, "I was tortured by the police."
SK Sharma, who also went through much the same humiliation and misery, besides being socially ostracised as a “traitor” for his “involvement” in the alleged ISRO spy scandal, is now battling cancer.
Branded a spy in the infamous ISRO spy scandal of 1994 but fully exonerated by the Supreme Court four years later — the past 24 years have been an excruciating trial by fire for Nambi Narayanan.
For his family, what followed was a period of unparalleled misery.
The scientist said he would now devote himself to his family, which he neglected all these years.
Muraleedharan said the names of K Karunakaran and two other leaders had figured prominently when a replacement for Narasimha Rao was being considered after the Babri Masjid demolition.