Service No: JC-305951

Date of Birth : Aug 06, 1958

Birth Place : Gulbarga, Karnataka

Service: Army

Last Rank: Subedar

UNIT: 412 (I) Engr Sqn

Regiment: Madras Engineer Group

Operation: Op Parakram

Date of Martyrdom : Dec 31, 2001

Subedar Ramesh Kandappa Police Patil

Subedar Ramesh Kandappa Police Patil was born on 05th August 1958 to Smt Rathnamma and Sri Kandappa at Bachnaal village of Gulbarga District in Karnataka.  He had his earlier education in Kamalapur and graduated from S.B college at Gulbarga. After completing his education he decided to join the Indian army.


On 25th June 1979, he was inducted into  Madras Engineer group. Besides nursing the desire to join the army he was keenly interested In sports too. He used to participate in various events and won many prizes in 1000 meters and 500 meters running race. He was also qualified for the award of “ONE STAR” merit certificate for his physical fitness organised by the Government of India, Ministry of Education and Social Welfare.


Subedar Ramesh Patil got married to Lakshmi Patil and they had two daughters named Pramila R Patil and Priyanka R Patil. He was a  family-oriented person who loved spending time with his family whenever he was off duty. He instilled courage and patriotic values in his two daughters and gave utmost importance to their education as well as sports. He would encourage his daughters to maintain good physical fitness by developing stamina and taking part in sports.


Op Parakram : 31st Dec 2001 


During 2001, Sub Patil’s unit was deployed in the Op Parakram at Gazniwala, Punjab. Subedar Ramesh Patil belonged to Madras Engineering Group and had gained enough expertise in mine clearance and handling. But on 31 Dec 2001, while doing his assigned task a HPO-2 mine exploded. He was badly injured in the  mine blast  and finally succumbed to the injuries. Sub Ramesh Kandappa Police Patil made supreme  sacrifice in the line of duty while serving the motherland.


Subedar Ramesh Kandappa Police Patil is survived by his wife and two daughters.

  • His statue was unveiled by the Mr Revunayak Belamagi, minister of  department of Animal husbandry, Government of Karnataka on 20.05.2007 at his native place, Bachanal Village.
  • An exhibition depicting his bravery and sacrifice was arranged in a school at his native place.
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  • Anuani Ani

    2017 at 10:42 am Reply

    I salute you. Jai Hind

  • Srinathrao

    2020 at 11:00 pm Reply

    I had the honour to know him personally.He was.a very disciplined yet kind person.
    His sacrifice will be remembered always.
    May his soul rest in peace.
    Jai Hind

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