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On this day we remember the following 32 martyrs who sacrificed their lives in various operations: Lnk P Jayarama Reddy (1316050) Corps Of Engineers (Madras Engineer Group) (1965 India Pakistan War) , Rfn Mohan Chandra Joshi (4149480) Kumaon Regiment (1965 India Pakistan War) , Gdr Harphool Ram (2648386) Grenadiers (1965 India Pakistan War) , Gdr Chandra Ram (2648608) Grenadiers (1965 India Pakistan War) , Gdr Mala Ram (2648707) Grenadiers (1965 India Pakistan War) , Gdr Parbhu Singh (2648709) Grenadiers (1965 India Pakistan War) , Sep Kisan Kadam (2748992) Maratha Light Infantry (1965 India Pakistan War) , Gdr Harpal Singh (2649275) Grenadiers (1965 India Pakistan War) , Sep Kashmira Singh (3350764) Sikh Regiment (1965 India Pakistan War) , Gdr Chandgi Ram (2649329) Grenadiers (1965 India Pakistan War) , Sep Kashmir Singh (3354457) Sikh Regiment (1965 India Pakistan War) , Sep Sharad Vishram Sawant (2746006) Maratha Light Infantry (1965 India Pakistan War) , Sep Kashinath Sakpal (2747085) Maratha Light Infantry (1965 India Pakistan War) , Sep Dhondu Yadav (2749982) Maratha Light Infantry (1965 India Pakistan War) , Sep Shivram Gaikwad (2750547) Maratha Light Infantry (1965 India Pakistan War) , Sep Sheshrao Mahsire (2751185) Maratha Light Infantry (1965 India Pakistan War) , Sep Chita Kala Appa Rao (2538696) Madras Regiment (1965 India Pakistan War) , Maj J C Pande (IC-4461) Madras Regiment (1965 India Pakistan War) , Ptr Gurumukh Singh (3347797) Parachute Regiment (1965 India Pakistan War) , Jem Ashrudham (JC-34611 ) Maratha Light Infantry (1965 India Pakistan War) , Lnk Abdul Rahman (2848057) Rajputana Rifles (1965 India Pakistan War) , Sep Gavali Haridas Mahadeo (4557882) Mahar Regiment (Border Ops) , Rfn Budhi Singh Gusain (4043618) Garhwal Rifles (Border Ops) , Rfn Dil Bahadur Gurung (5229969) 3 Gorkha Rifles (Border Ops) , Hav Balwant Singh Raman (10361307) Territorial Army (Counter Insurgency) , Hav Balwant Singh (10361307) Territorial Army (Counter Insurgency) , Lt Col Bachittar Singh (IC-37392) Rashtriya Rifles (Counter Insurgency) , Sep Karam Chand (3949855) Dogra Regiment (Counter Insurgency) , Lhav Ram Chander Sharma (4233053) Bihar Regiment (Counter Insurgency) , Rfn Gyan Bahadur Gurung (5741007) 8 Gorkha Rifles (Counter Insurgency) , Rfn Dhal Bahadur Thapa (5751440) 8 Gorkha Rifles (Counter Insurgency) , Lhav Sohan Singh (3378754) Sikh Regiment (Sri Lanka (Ipkf)) ,

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