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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
30 years since these Himveers gave up their lives for the sake of the Motherland
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
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
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.
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
Nk Sovaran Singh, 5 RR (Jat)
Yet another name amongst the 1000s that have made the supreme sacrifice fighting Pakistan sponsored terror Image
Martyrs of CRPF - 24 Sep
Includes six boys of the 137th Battalion that fell together in Manipur this day in 1997
#LestWeForgot Image
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Chhattisgarh Policeman, fell in the line of duty, this day eight years ago
Marytrs of CRPF - 24 Jul
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.
#Respect Image
29 men lost in a single engagement .. Image
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.
Martyrs of CRPF - 22 Jun Image
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
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
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
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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