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Khalsas of 10 SIKH and 20 SIKH, KIA in the accursed Valley this day in 1990 and 1999 respectively
Martyrs of CRPF - 30 Oct
Capt Rudolph David Rosario, VrC (P)
This day in 1962, he was commanding a company of 2 Sikh LI at a bridge on the Sela-Jang Road, short of Tawang.
The enemy was nearing.
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Sqn Ldr Jehangir Merwan Engineer (Retd).
Martyred this day in 1965 when a PAF pilot shot down his unarmed civil registered Beechcraft airplane ferrying the then CM of Gujarat, Mr Balwant Rai Mehta.
The enemy we faced then was just as unethical as he is today.
Sep Davinder Singh, 14 Sikh, died for the country in the accursed 'Jannat' 19 yrs ago
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Martyrs of CRPF - 30 Apr
Rifleman Dhonkal Singh, Maha Vir Chakra (Marnoparant), Sixth Battalion The Rajputana Rifles
Fell in Uri on 30 Apr 1948, paving the way to victory for his comrades.
Here's his story ..
This day in 1948, in Uri, at 0715Hr, 'A' Compny 6 RajRif captured its assigned objective as part of the battalion operation to capture a feature overlooking the Nalwa Picquet, which was considered vital for the defence of Uri.
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