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#EasternSector: Exactly on this day in 1971, #IndianArmy commenced advance to Sylhet to link up with 4/5 #GorkhaRifles which got Heli dropped earlier

#SouthWestern :#IndianArmy continued to fight its way through no. of delaying positions towards Khulna & advanced towards Kushtia
#NorthWestern : In Bogra Sector, on 10 Dec 1971
👉The Battle of Hilli was still in progress encountering stiff resistance
👉 Maheshpur to the rear of Hilli was captured, tanks were deployed to destroy enemy positions
#CentralSector: Pakistani battalion at Jamalpur which had refused the offer to surrender, began to break out of Jamalpur and disintegrated. The enemy vacated Mymensingh after heavy fighting.
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#LestWeForgetIndia🇮🇳 Gallantry of a Living #IndianBrave honoured

L/Hav Dil Bahadur Chhetri, 4/5 #GorkhaRifles (FF) #MahaVirChalra for his actions in #IndoPakWar1971.

The #COAS Gen M M Naravne during his visit to Nepal presented with an honorarium of Rs 5 lakh
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As a Rifleman, Lance Havildar Dil Bahadur Chhetri, #MahaVirChakra led a daring khukri charge eliminating 8 Pakistani soldiers at Atgram, during the Battle of Sylhet, December 1971.
4/5 #GorkhaRifles (FF) was given the specific task of clearing a well-fortified Medium Machine Gun (MMG) enemy post at Atgram. Then Rifleman Chhetri, with complete disregard to his personal safety, fought fearlessly, charged the bunker, killed eight enemy troops with his khukri
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