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Rifleman Makar Singh Negi VrC

Rifleman Negi Makar Singh hailed from Chamoli district of Uttar Pradesh was born on 4th June 1948,  Son of Mr Diwan Singh. He was commissioned on 4th June 1968.

Major Raghunath Prasad Sharma

Major Raghunath Prasad Sharma was born on 10 Dec 1938 in his native village Ahrod in Haryana. Eldest of the 8 siblings, he was academically very bright right from his childhood. He completed his post graduation from Birla College, Pilani in Rajasthan. He then went

2nd Lt Viney Kaul

Second Lieutenant Viney Kaul was born in Amritsar in August 1950. Son of Shri Pt. Kesho Ram and Smt Rajkumari Kaul, 2nd Lt Viney was the youngest child and had two brothers and three sisters as his siblings. His father was an affluent European grade

Major Arjan Kumar Kanal

Major Arjan Kumar Kanal was born in Karachi, Sindh in undivided India and later his family moved to New Delhi during the partition time. He was commissioned into the 4 Para battalion of the Parachute Regiment, an infantry Regiment known for its fearless soldiers and

Major KJ Singh

Major KJ Singh hailed from Chandigarh. He was commissioned into the 4 Para battalion of the Parachute Regiment, an infantry Regiment known for its gallant soldiers and numerous daredevil operations. By the year 1971, he had been promoted to the rank of Major and had

Grenadier Rafiq Khan VrC

Grenadier Rafiq Khan hailed from Bikaner in Rajasthan was and was born on 27 December 1949. Son of Shri Gani Khan and Smt Rukiya Banu, Gdr Rafiq Khan joined the Indian Army after completing his schooling. He was enrolled into 5 Grenadiers of the Grenadiers,

Flt Sgt H Thakur

Flight Sergeant H Thakur hailed from Kolkata in West Bengal. He was enrolled into the IAF and got trained as a a technician. Later he got trained as an air crew and became a Flight Sergeant. By 1971, Flt Sgt H Thakur had flown as

Major Vijay Rattan Chowdhary MVC

Maj Vijay Rattan Chowdhary hailed from Ambala district of Haryana and was born on 9th July 1939. Son of Dr. MD Chowdhary, Maj Vijay Rattan Chowdhary joined the army at the age of 19 years on 14th December 1958. He was commissioned into 9 Engr Regt