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Flying Officer Balwant Singh

Fg Offr Balwant Singh wanted to serve in the Armed Forces since his younger days and eventually, got selected to join the Indian Air Force. He was commissioned as a Pilot Officer in the IAF on 29 Apr 1946. He joined the flying stream of

Jemadar Thambu Ram VrC

Jemadar Thambu Ram hailed from Purkhas Rathi village at Ganaur tehsil of Sonipat district in Haryana and was born on 08 Apr 1913. He was recruited into the 2 Jat battalion of the Jat Regiment, an infantry Regiment well known for its brave soldiers and

Major Lil Bahadur Gurung VrC

Major Lil Bahadur Gurung hailed from Bareilly in Uttar Pradesh  and was born on 18 March 1941. He got commissioned into 10 Mahar Battalion of the Mahar Regiment, an infantry regiment founded in 1941 which had a glorious history of gallantry in various operations. He

Major Uttam Chand Katoch

Maj Uttam Chand Katoch was born on 31 May 1944 in  Nagrota in Kangra dist of Himachal Pradesh. He was the eldest among five siblings and understood the importance of being responsible right from his younger days. Unfortunately, Maj Uttam Chand Katoch lost his father

Lance Naik Jangbir Singh VrC

Lance Naik Jangbir Singh was born on 07 November 1960 in Bina Malla village in Charnoli Garhwal District of Uttar Pradesh. Son of Shri Chandan Singh, Lance Naik Jangbir Singh joined the Army on 09 July 1980 at the age of 19 years. He was recruited into 4 Garhwal Rifles of the famed Garhwal

Naik Sukhdev Singh VrC

Naik Sukhdev Singh hailed from Bhatnura village of Jalandhar district in Punjab and was born on 10th May 1962. He completed his initial schooling in Government high school in Bhatnura. After completing his initial education, he joined the Indian army and was recruited into the

Sep Sudhakar Ghule SC

Sepoy Sudhakar Ghule hailed from Sheroi village in the Kolhapur district of Maharashtra and was born on 2nd May 1965.  After completing his initial education, he joined the army on 12 Dec 1983 at the age of 18 years. He got recruited into the 6

Naik Didar Singh

Naik Didar Singh hailed from Sindhar village in Shahkot tehsil of Jalandhar district in Punjab. Son of Shri Mohinder singh and Smt Daleep kaur, Naik Didar Singh was born on 22 Aug 1955. Like many young men of his village, he too was inclined to

Hav Ram Pratap Singh SM

Hav Ram Pratap Singh Yadav hailed from Ujoli village of Kotkasim tehsil in the Alwar district of Rajasthan. Son of an Army veteran Hony Capt Shiv Chand Yadav and Smt Shanti Devi, he had the inclination to join the armed forces since his younger days

Major Shantanu Nag SC

Major Shantanu Nag was got selected for the prestigious NDA after completing her schooling and joined the Academy in Khadakwasla. Though he grew up in England, he was strongly inclined to serve in the Armed Forces, which drove him to prepare for the NDA examination.