Tag: Param Vir Chakra

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…

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…