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Hav Rajendra Singh, 11 GarhRif.
Fell down a gorge while patrolling the LoC in Rampur Sector in North Kashmir.
Brothers in Arms kept searching despite extreme weather conditions. His mortal remains were finally recovered on 15Aug still buried under 2 feet of snow Image
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These two were martyred fighting Red terrorists in Odisha, this day six years ago
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Today marks 7 years since I saw this in the paper while having my morning coffee & tweeted it.
Thus began of one of my most precious threads, even though I managed to break the continuity a few times.
However, I'm breaking & restarting the thread again today.
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The thread continuing unbroken becomes a bit too large for Twitter to handle, as has handled before when the longest unbroken phase was approx 2.5 years.
Thanks to The Indian Express & their free of cost 'Salute the Soldier', irrespective of space ..
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.. it eats up on the newsprint, the stories and faces of a small percentage of the Nation's martyrs are chronicled. A lot will be repeated this year again, some won't be, and yet thousands will remain unsung & unwept.

Glad they lived amidst us.
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30 Oct
Lt Col Inderjit Singh (Retd), The Grenadiers Regiment.
This veteran passed away last year. He was one of the spearheads of the movement for grant of OROP to veteran faujis. Image
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30 Oct
Khalsas of 10 SIKH and 20 SIKH, KIA in the accursed Valley this day in 1990 and 1999 respectively Image
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Martyrs of CRPF - 30 Oct Image
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Martyrs of Chhattisgarh Police - 12 Oct Image
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On this day 33 years ago, Hav Pandurang Kakfale, deployed with his battalion in IPKF, was one of the section commanders of the company tasked to assault and capture Maruthnamadam town. Image
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The enemy offered stiff resistance, and Kakfale was soon wounded.
Unmindful of his injuries, he continued leading his section and personally destroyed a bunker housing a machine gun that had stalled their advance.
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L/Nk Jagjit Singh, 2 Sikh.
Fell this day in 1992, but not before earning himself a Kirti Chakra Image
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Nk Jaswinder Singh, 17 Sikh.
Fell fighting in the accursed 'Jannat' this day 21 years ago.
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Martyrs of The Sikh Regiment - 03 Oct.
One more name in addition to the two above. Image
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.. from the enemy and turning it on them.
Though severely wounded, he refused to be evacuated so that he does not reduce the numbers available for the fight, by diverting them to take him to safety.
Instead he kept on fighting till the time he could.
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Soon thereafter he succumbed to his injuries, right there on his final battlefield.
This 24 year son of an SBI employee, had done what under normal circumstances, might have been considered impossible.
But circumstances that summer were far from 'normal'.
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It was yet another small step in Indian Army's steady march towards the Line of Control, paved by the blood of yet more young men whom delusional Brown Panted Pakistani Generals had failed to take into account as they fantasized about glory in Kargil & Siachen
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Martyrs of the CRPF - 16 May Image
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Rakshaks from 7 Garhwal Rifles, who fell in the line of duty this day in 1996.
Still remembered .. Image
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Maj Ashok Anand, Shaurya Chakra (P).
Fell fighting insurgents in Mizoram this day FIFTY FIVE years ago.
Still remembered ..
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08 May
Khalsa of Gobind.
Hung on for nearly two weeks before finally losing the battle to injuries sustained after getting trapped in an avalanche in the world's highest battlefield.
God bless his soul
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30 years since these Himveers gave up their lives for the sake of the Motherland
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Four full years since this young Kashmiri life was brutally ended .. Three full years ..
Let that sink in ..
Lt Ummer Fayaz, 2 RajRif Image
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Lt Gen HC Datta, PVSM (Retd), 5/8 GR (Sirmoor Rifles), former GOC-in-C Central Command
This veteran of 1947-48 and 1965 wars and author of "Indian's Military Power: A General Reflects", passed away this day last year at a ripe old age of 95.
God bless his soul.. Image
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Add two more names to the above list.
The price of your and my liberty is really steep indeed. Thank God for such men who willingly pay it on our behalf.
God bless their souls
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Naik Subash Thapa, 3/5 Gorkha Rifles.
This 25 year old Bir Gorkhali soldier, hailing from Bagdogra, was martyred on the LoC this day last year in Naushera.
Today is his first martyrdom anniversary.
Remember him, anyone? ImageImageImage
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The local community came together and ensured that their young martyr is immortalized, forever inspiring the next generation, many of whom too will join the Indian Army like Subash and countless others before him.
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Balwan Jat, earned a Kirti Chakra for himself at only 24 yrs of age, making the supreme sacrifice in the process. Image
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These two 'Grinders' were eaten up by the accursed 'Jannat' 18 years ago Image
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Nk Sovaran Singh, 5 RR (Jat)
Yet another name amongst the 1000s that have made the supreme sacrifice fighting Pakistan sponsored terror Image
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Martyrs of CRPF - 24 Sep
Includes six boys of the 137th Battalion that fell together in Manipur this day in 1997
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Chhattisgarh Policeman, fell in the line of duty, this day eight years ago
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Marytrs of CRPF - 24 Jul
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Fell fighting in the accursed 'Jannat' this day some years ago .. yet another name amongst thousands
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Left this world at the peak of his youth .. fighting for the Motherland.
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29 men lost in a single engagement .. Image
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Sep Saheb Singh, martyred fighting to retain lands brought back into the folds of the Motherland by his forefathers centuries ago Image
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Bir Gorkhali brother.
Martyred earlier today, guarding the borders of the Motherland.
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Martyrs of CRPF - 22 Jun Image
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Four Men.
Same Regiment.
Different Battalions.
Same Date.
Different Years.
Same Valley.
THEIR Valley. Image
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HC GM Khan, 9th Bn CRPF
Martyred in Anantnag 16 yrs ago
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25 yrs since this Khalsa of Gobind fell, fighting in the lands brought back into the folds of the Motherland by his forefathers.
NEVER forgotten
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In memory of the 16 men lost to avalanches in Sonmarg and Gurez this day in 2012.
God Bless them
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Khalsas of 10 SIKH and 20 SIKH, KIA in the accursed Valley this day in 1990 and 1999 respectively
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Martyrs of CRPF - 30 Oct
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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.
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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
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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 ..
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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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