W/C ABHINANDAN VARTHAMAN VRC – SHOT DOWN PAF F16 BY DISPLAYING UNPARALLELED BRAVERY

27 फरवरी को, विंग कमांडर ने अपने विमान के हिट होने से पहले एक डॉगफाइट के दौरान पाकिस्तान वायु सेना के एक एफ -16 जेट को नीचे लाया और नीचे लाया गया। उन्हें उसी दिन पाकिस्तानी सेना के अधिकारियों ने पकड़ लिया और हिरासत में ले लिया। पीओके में स्थानीय लोगों द्वारा कथित तौर पर हमला किए जाने के बाद…

HERO OF 1962 & 1971 WAR, TOOK ON PRECARIOUS FLYING MISSIONS I THE FACE OF HEAVY GROUND FIRE

AIR VICE MARSHAL CHANDAN SINGH MVC VRC Hero of 1962 and 1971 War, AIR VICE MARSHAL CHANDAN SINGH, MVC, AVSM, VrC took on precarious flying missions in the face of heavy ground fire. As a Squadron Leader in the 1962 War operations, this brave pilot carried out viral supply dropping sorties in the Chip-Chap area of Ladakh under ardous conditions…

MAJOR PRAFUL MOHARKAR | 2 SIKH – 2nd Anniversary

This grateful nation remembers Major Praful Moharkar on the 2nd anniversary of his “Day of Martyrdom”, today. During 2017, Maj Praful’s unit was deployed along the LOC in the Keri sector in Rajouri district of J & K and he was Officer Commanding of Vir Badreshwar Post. The LOC in that sector is very volatile and active where the enemy…

2ND LT JASMEL SINGH KHOKHAR – 7 PANJAB | HERO OF 1971

2nd Lt Khokhar hailed from Bathinda district in Punjab while Displaying valour and fighting spirit of a very high order, he was martyred on 12 Dec 1971 during the Indo-Pak war. During Dec 1971, 2nd Lt Khokhar was admitted to a military hospital for an ailment and was not able to join his unit. He requested for immediate discharge from…

HERO OF THE 1971 INDO-PAKISTANI WAR – COLONEL HOSHIAR SINGH (PVC)

Col Hoshiar Singh was born on 5th May 1937 in a village of Sisana on Rohtak-Sonipat road. His father Chaudhary Hira Singh, was a respectable farmer and mother, Mathuri Devi, a kind-hearted housewife. Col Hoshiar Singh married Dhanno Devi while he was still studying in the 7th standard and had three sons. He completed his schooling in his hometown and…

HERO OF THE 1961 UN OPERATION IN CONGO – CAPTAIN GURBACHAN SINGH SALARIA (PVC)

“True to the motto of his Regiment, 1 Gorkha Rifles, “Kayar hunu bhanda marnu ramro” meaning “It is better to die than to be a coward”, Capt Gurbachan Singh Salaria fought ferociously till his last breath on 05 Dec 1961…. Capt Salaria was tasked for a challenging mission of removing roadblocks set up by the rebels near the airfield. Capt…

THE LOVE STORY OF A MARTYR – MAJOR SHASHIDHARAN VIJAY NAIR

This Grateful Nation Pays Homage to The Braves Gentleman Officer Major Shashidharan Vijay Nair. He belonged to 2nd Battalion of the 1 Gorkha Rifles. Maj & his wife Trupti’s love story is an example for how humble & Gentle a man can be . As the nation mourned the loss of Major Shashidharan V Nair, who was martyred in an…

TIGER HILL VIR CHAKRA – MEET THE KARGIL HERO WHO NOW MANAGES TRAFFIC IN PUNJAB’S SANGRUR

And life goes on for Heroes. At a road intersection in Bhawanigarh, a small town in Sangrur district of Punjab, Head Constable Satpal Singh is busy directing traffic.”However, a nearby see his uniform discloses to you he is no conventional traffic police officer.” “On his shirt, he wears four columns of awards ribands, including one that is half blue-half orange.”…

AFTER KARGIL WAR – BIOGRAPHY OF MAJOR SUDHIR KUMAR WALIA (9 PARA SF) – ASHOK CHAKRA

“I won’t die in an accident or die of any disease. ‘I will go down in glory.” – Major Walia To his Mother Major Sudhir Kumar Walia would often tell his mother. Living up to his words, while displaying outstanding courage and leadership, he was martyred on 29 Aug 1999 during a counter-insurgency operation in Kupwara district of J&K. This…

Here’s The Incredible Story Of How Yogendra Yadav Became India’s Youngest Param Vir Chakra Awardee

4th May 1999. In the dead of night, twenty-one Indian troopers started a trek to the Tiger Hill, one of the most elevated top in the Drass-Kargil region of J&K. A gathering of 7 fighters advanced beyond the rest and arrived at the top. Subedar Major Yogendra Singh Yadav, a 19-year-warrior, was additionally one of those 7 fighters who had…