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A forgotten action, from a time long gone
#LestWeForgetIndia🇮🇳 Sub Ujeen Singh Shekhawat, #VirChakra (P), 19 GRENADIERS made the supreme sacrifice #OnThisDay 22 January in 2000.
Remember the gallant #IndianBrave & the special mission defending LoC at Pallanwala (Chamb sec) J&K🏵️
During this operation, #IndianBrave Sub Shekhawat displayed rare courage and single-handedly killed two enemy soldiers. A fierce firefight took place, and he was shot in the chest.
Despite grievous wounds, he shouted to his men and relentlessly pursued the mission. He killed three more enemy soldiers before finally succumbing to his wounds. His acts of gallantry encouraged his men to achieve outstanding success in the special operation.
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#Remembering1971 & gallantry beyond call of duty of #IndoPakWar1971
Lt Cdr Ashok Roy, #VirChakra, #NaoSenaMedal, Naval Aviator and covert operator of Operation X.
#LestWeForgetIndia🇮🇳 the gallant #IndianBrave Missing in Action over Arabian Sea #OnThisDay 10-11 Dec 1971
Lt Cdr Ashok Roy was among the daring operational commanders of a covert action by @indiannavy in the East prior to commencement of hostilities of #IndoPakWar1971
The Gallant #IndianBrave served in Delta (Tripura) Sector and returned to flying Alize Anti Submarine Aircraft.
It was during one such operational mission to locate the INS Khukri, Lt Cdr Roy of INAS 310 (Cobras) was shot down and went Missing in Action over the Arabian Sea, #OnThisDay 10-11 December 1971.
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#Remembering1971 & #TheAirWar
#LestWeForgetIndia🇮🇳 Sqn Ldr M K Jain, #VirChakra (P), 27 SQN IAF #IndoPakWar1971 during the Air attack over Chhamb.
The gallant #IndianBrave didn't return after his aircraft was shot down #OnThisDay 10 December in 1971
During the operations against Pakistan in December1971, Sqn Ldr Jain was serving with a Fighter Bomber Squadron in the Western Sector. On the 4th December, 1971, he carried out two strike missions over Mianwali airfield and attacked enemy aircraft parked on the ground
As he turned homeward after the attack, he was attacked by enemy Sabre and Mirage aircraft. He successfully disengaged himself from the enemy attack and brought his aircraft safely back to base.
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On this day, Lashkars armed with axes, swords & guns backed by #Pakistan Army attacked Jammu & Kashmir. Unleashed atrocities on men, women and children. (2/n)

#PakAtrocities #JammuKashmir1947
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24 Oct 1947
Sub Ram Saran Dass despite being wounded continued to provide effective fire support & saved his comrades during operations against #Pakinvaders in #Uri. Displayed #courage & #valour. Awarded #VirChakra. (3/n)

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The parks and the public open space of #Srinagar were filled with #women, who took military training & learned how to fire rifles. These were members of Kashmir’s Women Militia, raised in the face of #PakInvaders.(4/n)

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Surprise, strategy & ‘Vijay’: 21 years of Kargil


Kargil war was fought in Mashkoh valley , Dras , Kaksar & Batalik sub-sectors of Ladakh

Kargil War- Pak’s motive was to internationalise the issue of Kashmir & Garner Western
power’s support. However, India was not going to give in to the international pressure .

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