Major Sanjay Singh SM

Major Sanjay Singh hailed from the state of Bihar was born on 24th April 1968. Son of Shri Maheshwari Prasad and Smt Susheela Devi, he had two brothers and a sister as his siblings. As his father was in a transferable job, Maj Sanjay was

Colonel KL Gupta

Col KL Gupta hailed from Bamiyal village in Pathankot tehsil of Gurdaspur district in Punjab and was born on 09 May 1949. Son of Shri Shivraj Gupta and Smt Koushalya Devi, he had a brother Surinder Gupta as his sibling. He completed his graduation in

Capt Arun Singh Jasrotia AC SM

Captain Arun Singh Jasrotia hailed from Sujanpur in Pathankot district of Punjab and was born on 16 August 1968. Son of an Army veteran Lt Col Prabhat Singh Jasrotia and Smt Satya Devi, Capt Arun Singh Jasrotia belonged to the family of war veterans. Besides

Naik Jardish Ahmed SC**

Naik Jardish Ahmed hailed from Golpuri village of the Mewat district in Haryana. Son of Shri Attar Khan, he grew up in Golpuri, also referred to as ‘Grenadieron ka Gaon’, as a majority of men of this village have served in or are serving in

Lieutenant Samir Das NM

Lt Samir Das belonged to a middle class family of Calcutta but was born in Assam. Later he went to Banaras Hindu University (BHU) for higher studies and completed his post graduation in Geology. Besides having interest in academics, he was a keen sportsman and

Naib Subedar Raghav Prasad Pandey SM

Naib Subedar Raghav Prasad Pandey joined the army after completing his school education and was recruited into 18 Rajput Battalion of the Rajput Regiment, an infantry Regiment known for its valour and battle honours in various operations.    Nathu La Operation: 11 Sep 1967   During Sep 1967, Nb

Major Harbhajan Singh MVC

Major Harbhajan Singh hailed from Bhatte Bhaini village in Patti tehsil of Tarn Taran District in Punjab and was born on 03 August 1941. His father Shri Assa Singh, was a patriot, and a freedom fighter, who was deported from Shanghai (then a British Enclave)

Capt Prithvi Singh Dagar VrC

Captain Prithvi Singh Dagar hailed from Malikpur village of the Najafgarh tehsil in Delhi and was born on  01 June 1942. Son of Shri Chaudhary Keval Singh Dagar and Smt Dadka Devi, he completed his High School from High School at Ujwa, and later went

Lance Naik Hanuman Ram

Lance Naik Hanuman Ram Jakhad hailed from Ghandawa village in Surajgarh tehsil of Jhunjhunu district in Rajasthan and was born in the year 1945. Son of Shri Tularam Jhakhad and Smt Chana Devi, he joined the army the year 1962 at the age of 17

Grenadier Bala Ram

Grenadier Bala Ram Khairwa hailed from Posana village in Udaipurwati tehsil of Jhunjhunu district in Rajasthan. Son of Shri Jeeta Ram Khairwa and Smt Keshar Devi, he joined the Army on 27 Nov 1962 after completing his school education. He was recruited into 2 Grenadiers