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I don't understand. The HTML you posted there is going to be displayed to the user, and they are going to fill in the fields and press the Submit button, right? And then that's going to submit the fields to the servlet code you posted, right?
And you described the HTML you posted as a JSP. So your JSP generates the HTML and sends it to the browser, where the user will then fill in the fields. So I don't see why you would expect the JSP to contain that data, when the user hasn't even typed it yet.