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On this day we remember the following 64 martyrs who sacrificed their lives in various operations: Sep/ck Dasaunda Singh (4443423) Sikh Light Infantry (1965 India Pakistan War) , Swr/carp Tara Chand (1030559) Armoured Corps (1965 India Pakistan War) , Swr/ebr Mela Ram (1028308) Armoured Corps (1965 India Pakistan War) , Sep/tlr Narmolk Singh (4443166) Sikh Light Infantry (1965 India Pakistan War) , 2Lt Ravi Laroia (IC-16168) Armoured Corps (1965 India Pakistan War) , Hav Devi Prakash Singh (4141048) Kumaon Regiment (1965 India Pakistan War) , Hav Dalmir Singh (4435428) Sikh Light Infantry (1965 India Pakistan War) , Spr Dhan Singh (1421401) Corps Of Engineers (Bengal Engineer Group) (1965 India Pakistan War) , Lnk Hari Singh (4437253) Sikh Light Infantry (1965 India Pakistan War) , Sqn Ldr A K Baghwagar (5284) Flying Squadrons (1965 India Pakistan War) , Nk Dhan Bahadur Thapa (5735077) 8 Gorkha Rifles (1965 India Pakistan War) , Nk Mohar Singh (1136077) Regiment Of Artillery (1965 India Pakistan War) , Gnr Lal Chand (1183251) Regiment Of Artillery (1965 India Pakistan War) , Nk Nankai Singh (4142508) Kumaon Regiment (1965 India Pakistan War) , Gnr Lakshmi Chand (1187151) Regiment Of Artillery (1965 India Pakistan War) , Nk Naranjan Singh (4430127) Sikh Light Infantry (1965 India Pakistan War) , Gnr Phool Singh (1230425) Regiment Of Artillery (1965 India Pakistan War) , Nk Sucha Singh (4436053) Sikh Light Infantry (1965 India Pakistan War) , Gnr Girdhari Lal (9050036) Regiment Of Artillery (1965 India Pakistan War) , Nk Amar Singh (4436203) Sikh Light Infantry (1965 India Pakistan War) , Nk Jagjit Singh (4437849) Sikh Light Infantry (1965 India Pakistan War) , Jem Bhanwar Singh (JC-33805) Armoured Corps (1965 India Pakistan War) , Jem Chhanga Ram (JC-32293) Regiment Of Artillery (1965 India Pakistan War) , Rfn Dilwar Khan (9072819) Jammu & Kashmir Light Infantry (1965 India Pakistan War) , Rfn Ahad Zargar (9171004) Jammu & Kashmir Light Infantry (1965 India Pakistan War) , Sep Karnail Singh (4411741) Sikh Light Infantry (1965 India Pakistan War) , Rfn Min Bahadur Sahi (5835410) 9 Gorkha Rifles (1965 India Pakistan War) , Sep Sarjit Singh (4440282) Sikh Light Infantry (1965 India Pakistan War) , Rfn Indra Bahadur Chhetri (5838041) 9 Gorkha Rifles (1965 India Pakistan War) , Sep Jangir Singh (4440660) Sikh Light Infantry (1965 India Pakistan War) , Rfn Bishnu Bahadur Chhetri (5835661) 9 Gorkha Rifles (1965 India Pakistan War) , Sep Gurdev Singh (4440702) Sikh Light Infantry (1965 India Pakistan War) , Swpr Nazar Ram (4440759) Sikh Light Infantry (1965 India Pakistan War) , Sep Hari Singh (4441067) Sikh Light Infantry (1965 India Pakistan War) , Sep Swaran Singh (4441219) Sikh Light Infantry (1965 India Pakistan War) , Sep Ajit Singh (4441288) Sikh Light Infantry (1965 India Pakistan War) , Sep Baghar Singh (4441319) Sikh Light Infantry (1965 India Pakistan War) , Sep Mohinder Singh (4441330) Sikh Light Infantry (1965 India Pakistan War) , Sep Surjit Singh (4441428) Sikh Light Infantry (1965 India Pakistan War) , Swr Ram Prakash Singh Thakur (1024970) Armoured Corps (1965 India Pakistan War) , Sep Amar Singh (4441468) Sikh Light Infantry (1965 India Pakistan War) , Swr Hukam Singh Chauhan (1030765) Armoured Corps (1965 India Pakistan War) , Sep Udhe Singh (4441657) Sikh Light Infantry (1965 India Pakistan War) , Swr Hari Singh (1033722) Armoured Corps (1965 India Pakistan War) , Sep Sukhdev Singh (4441670) Sikh Light Infantry (1965 India Pakistan War) , Swr Bhanwar Singh (1034314) Armoured Corps (1965 India Pakistan War) , Sep Joginder Singh (4441682) Sikh Light Infantry (1965 India Pakistan War) , Sep Karnail Singh (4441761) Sikh Light Infantry (1965 India Pakistan War) , Sep Milkha Singh (4442370) Sikh Light Infantry (1965 India Pakistan War) , Sep Mukhtiar Singh (4442381) Sikh Light Infantry (1965 India Pakistan War) , Sep Hira Singh (4443763) Sikh Light Infantry (1965 India Pakistan War) , Sep Om Prakash (2450488) Punjab Regiment (1965 India Pakistan War) , Dfr Hari Mangal Singh (1023108) Armoured Corps (1965 India Pakistan War) , Flt Lt V M Joshi (6019) Flying Squadrons (1965 India Pakistan War) , Flt Lt S Bharadwaj (6348) Flying Squadrons (1965 India Pakistan War) , Rfn Kishan Rai (10374372) Territorial Army (Counter Insurgency) , Nb Sub Bal Krishan (JC-183064) Assam Regiment (Counter Insurgency) , Sep Ram Pal (3152242) Jat Regiment (Counter Insurgency) , Lnk Rattan Lal (13746277) Assam Regiment (Counter Insurgency) , Lnk Bal Bahadur Rana (5431015) 5 Gorkha Rifles (Counter Insurgency) , Lnk Gopal Singh Chettri (5845384) 9 Gorkha Rifles (Counter Insurgency) , Hav Raghubir Singh (4054207) Assam Regiment (Counter Insurgency) , Sep Paramjit Singh (4468615) Sikh Light Infantry (Siachen Operations) , Sep Amalendu Maite (4559019) Mahar Regiment (Siachen Operations) ,

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