Remembering lesser known Heroes of 26/11 -

1. Mukesh Jadhav : A 23 year old Home Guard earning mere ₹90 per day. He was posted at CST. When Kasab & gang came he guided many passengers to safety.

In saving one passenger he face to face with one terrorist & lost his life.
2. Jillu Yadav - He was a constable of RPF & he took Kasab & Ismail Khan head on. He was armed with outdated .303 rifle & terrorists had 3 AK47 & grenades. He fought bravely & even threw chairs when his rifle jammed to not allow terrorist to cross over to other platform.
3. Vishnu Zende - He is possibly known to some & unknown to others. He was announcer at CST when carnage started. He was fired upon but he kept announcing & informed passenger about terrorist presence. Due to his announcements many lives were saved.
4. Vijay Surve - He is a Shivsainik & when 26/11 started he along with few of his Shiv Sena workers shifted people around Nariman House to safer locations.

He letter received a letter from NSG also & they commended his for his work.
5. Captain Tamil Selvan - He was parcel contractor & suddenly when injured people came at his counter he realised that there was attack at CST.

He & his two staff members evacuated many & saved lives of 36 injured. He is sitting BJP MLA from Sion.
6. Vijay Khandekar - He was wireless operator & he was on leave when event occurred. He immediately proceeded to Cama Hospital & he was martyred when grenade was thrown at police party.
7. Inspector Sanjay Govilkar - He was part of the police team that captured Ajmal Kasab alive. When he realised on scene that Kasab has attacked Omble he used his lathi to disarm Kasab.

For his heroic act he received President’s Medal for gallantry.
8. Sub-Inspector Bhaskar Kadam - He was the one to intercept Skoda of terrorist & he neutralised Ismail Khan with six shots fired from his gun.

He received ₹75,000 prize & President’s Medal for Gallantry.
9. Inspector Deepak Dhole - He managed to keep the terrorists at Taj Hotel confined to top floor for four hours & he responded whenever they tried to flee to other location. He suffered burn injuries.

He never got any reward or promotion despite promise from then HM RR Patil.
10. Inspector Nagappa Mahale - He was the one who coordinated the operation at Chowpatty which led to arrest of Kasab yet he never received any commendation or reward.

His station was understaffed yet he managed this operation.
11. Inspector Kishor Shinde - When a bag full of RDX was found at Oberoi Trident he quickly took it & placed it at an isolated place. It exploded few minutes later. If not for him many lives would have been lost that day.
12. Captain Amitendra Singh - This 25 year old braveheart from NSG suffered serious injuries to his eyes during raid at Oberoi Hotel.

He lost his left eye permanently & returned to duty on a desk job. He was awarded with Shaurya Chakra.
13. Sub-Inspector Sudam Pandarkar - He was in ladies compartment for duty when he heard gunshots. He fired 3 shots from his .303 rifle & in return fire from terrorists he was wounded in the chest.

He luckily survived & urged Govt to give them better guns.
14. Commando Sunil Yadav - NSG brave-heart was trying to rescue people stuck at Taj Hotel when a bullet passed through his both legs. Somehow he got up & rescued guest who were stuck at 4th floor.
15. Dr Ashish Tiwari - He was physician at Bombay hospital. He drove to hospital as soon as he got report of attacks. He & his team set up various operation units at war footing. They saved many lives with their quick response. To get more idea watch Mumbai Diaries.
There are many more unsung commoners who helped people during this tragedy.

Homage to all bravehearts whether it was police personnel, hotel staff, nurses or common civilians like you & me who went out of their way to save people they never met in their life.
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