Remembering Heroic Stories of Indian Soldiers who became a Legend
WRITTEN BY Saumya Jaiswar
Rifleman Jaswant Singh Rawat
Rifleman Jaswant Singh Rawatwas an Indian Army soldier serving in the Garhwal Rifles. Rawat held off the enemy for 72 hours and later his severed head was returned to India by Chinese.
Major Sandeep Unnikrishnan
He was killed in action during the November 2008 Mumbai attacks. HE served in the 51 Special Action Group of the National Security Guards on deputation.
Subedar Yogendra Singh Yadav
He received Param Vir Chakra at the age of 19 for his actions on July 4,1999, during the Kargil war. Severley injured, Yadav killed four Pakistani soldiers and set back the enemy fire.
Major Somnath Sharma
Somnath Sharma was martyred in action on 3 November 1947 while repulsing Pakistani infiltrators near Srinagar Airport. He was the first to receive the Param Vir Chakra award.
The Ashoka Chakra martyr killed 3 terrorists before passing away. Dada disregard to his personal safety and ensured safety of his men.
Captain Vikram Batra
He was instrumental in recapturing Peak 5140, which is located at an altitude of 17,000 feet. Batra was seriously injured but still managed to kill three enemy soldiers in close combat.
Second Lieutenant Arun Khetarpal
During the Indo-Pakistan War of 1971, he lost his life in battle at the Battle of Basantar on the Shakargarh battlefield, where his valorous deeds were recognised.
Naik Jadu Nath Singh
Naik Jadu Nath Singh, the fourth recipient of the Param Vir Chakra, fought in Jammu and Kashmir in the Indo-Pak war of 1947/48.
Subedar Karam Singh
His brave act demoralised the enemy so much that they broke off the attack during. He successfully neutralised enemies during the Indo-Pakistani War of 1947.
Major Ramaswamy Parameswaran
With a cool presence of mind, he fought group of militants while returning from a search operation in Sri Lanka. Gravely wounded, he continued to give orders and inspired his command till he died
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