Service No:2680902

Birth Place : Nagaur dist, Rajasthan

Service: Army

Last Rank : Naik

Unit : 13 Grenadiers

Arm/Regt : The Grenadiers

Operation : Op Rakshak (J&K)

Award : Sena Medal

Date of Martyrdom : Aug 10, 2001

Naik Kistura Ram SM

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Citation for the Sena Medal awarded to him reads:-

On 10 August 2001, Naik Kistura Ram was a part of inner cordon around a house at Baramulla J&K where terrorists were holed up. At about 22:25 hours two terrorists tried to break corden and escape. On being confronted by outer cordon they ran back towards the house simultaneously firing from their weapons.  Naik Kistura Ram  saw the terrorists and waited for them to close in and killed one  terrorist on the spot while injuring the other terrorist who dropped his weapon and escaped in darkness. Naik Kistura Ram sustained injuries  and attained martyrdom. The second terrorist was latter confirmed killed through  radio intercept of terrorists.

For displaying indomitable courage, total disregard for personal safety and for making the supreme sacrifice Naik Kistura Ram  is awarded Sena Medal.

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