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On this day we remember the following 57 martyrs who sacrificed their lives in various operations: Hav Jodh Singh (12056) Jammu & Kashmir State Forces (1948 Kashmir War) , Nk San Bahadur Gurung (5034134) 1 Gorkha Rifles (Border Ops) , Lnk Magan Singh (4062043) Garhwal Rifles (Counter Insurgency) , Rfn Hukam Singh (4063656) Garhwal Rifles (Counter Insurgency) , Sep Shivaji Dinakar T (13886288) Army Service Corps (Counter Insurgency) , Sep Surendra Kumar Singh (14802022) Army Service Corps (Counter Insurgency) , Nb Sub Matish Kumar Roy (JC-196289) Assam Regiment (Counter Insurgency) , Nb Sub Harendra Sinha (JC-211268) Assam Regiment (Counter Insurgency) , Sep/ck Dombru Pradhan (4426896) Assam Regiment (Counter Insurgency) , Sep Lenkhohao Zou (4350712) Assam Regiment (Counter Insurgency) , Sep Ashwini Kumar Saikia (4353138) Assam Regiment (Counter Insurgency) , Sep Kamsuanpau Zou (4355152) Assam Regiment (Counter Insurgency) , Sep Thangkhongam T Gangte (4355359) Assam Regiment (Counter Insurgency) , Sep Rohit Saikia (4355612) Assam Regiment (Counter Insurgency) , Sep/safai Ram Saran (4426611) Assam Regiment (Counter Insurgency) , Sep Lianchia (4355990) Assam Regiment (Counter Insurgency) , Sep Lalkhuma (4356274) Assam Regiment (Counter Insurgency) , Sep Thangkhan Kham (4357300) Assam Regiment (Counter Insurgency) , Sep Gobinda Deb (4357430) Assam Regiment (Counter Insurgency) , Sep Rabi Ram Rajbongshi (4357871) Assam Regiment (Counter Insurgency) , Sep K Wungpum Tangkhul (4359742) Assam Regiment (Counter Insurgency) , Sep Lalrohawng (4359854) Assam Regiment (Counter Insurgency) , Sep Dipak Kumar Deka (4360407) Assam Regiment (Counter Insurgency) , Sep Nodi Kabui (4360870) Assam Regiment (Counter Insurgency) , Sep Jashim Uddin Barbhuiya (4360887) Assam Regiment (Counter Insurgency) , Sep Lalramnei (4361687) Assam Regiment (Counter Insurgency) , Lnk Hilarus Kerketa (4426417) Assam Regiment (Counter Insurgency) , Nk Pulendra Gogoi (4348258) Assam Regiment (Counter Insurgency) , Nk Shri Zoliam Kung (4349334) Assam Regiment (Counter Insurgency) , Nk Megh Nath Basumatary (4352964) Assam Regiment (Counter Insurgency) , Nk Devinder Singh (4458631) Rashtriya Rifles (Counter Insurgency) , Nk Surender Sharma (13961345) Army Medical Corps (Counter Insurgency) , Nk Randhir Chaudhary Sm (7430709) Intelligence Corps (Counter Insurgency) , Hav Birendra Gurung (5040300) 1 Gorkha Rifles (Siachen Operations) , Rfn Padam Bahadur Thapa (5750938) Gorkha Rifles (Sri Lanka (Ipkf)) , Rfn Khem Bahadur Thapa (5751385) Gorkha Rifles (Sri Lanka (Ipkf)) , Rfn Krishna Bahadur Thapa (5751558) Gorkha Rifles (Sri Lanka (Ipkf)) , Rfn Gopal Rai (9418491) Gorkha Rifles (Sri Lanka (Ipkf)) , Rfn Mukhtar Singh (9088467) Jammu & Kashmir Light Infantry (Sri Lanka (Ipkf)) , Lnk Ran Bahadur Gurung (5750441) Gorkha Rifles (Sri Lanka (Ipkf)) , Rfn Durga Bahadur Thapa (5749738) 8 Gorkha Rifles (Sri Lanka (Ipkf)) , Rfn Gopal Rai (9418491) 11 Gorkha Rifles (Sri Lanka (Ipkf)) , Rfn Hum Bahadur Ale (5749994) 8 Gorkha Rifles (Sri Lanka (Ipkf)) , Rfn Khem Bahadur Thapa (5751385) 8 Gorkha Rifles (Sri Lanka (Ipkf)) , Rfn Krishna Bahadur Thapa (5751558) 8 Gorkha Rifles (Sri Lanka (Ipkf)) , Hav Narendra Kumar Magar (5744418) Gorkha Rifles (Sri Lanka (Ipkf)) , Hav Tezu Singh Rana (9412996) Gorkha Rifles (Sri Lanka (Ipkf)) , Rfn Mukhtar Singh (9088467) Jammu & Kashmir Light Infantry (Sri Lanka (Ipkf)) , Lnk Ran Bahadur Gurung (5750441) 8 Gorkha Rifles (Sri Lanka (Ipkf)) , Rfn Padam Bahadur Thapa (5750938) 8 Gorkha Rifles (Sri Lanka (Ipkf)) , Rfn Raibar Singh (4069257) Garhwal Rifles (Sri Lanka (Ipkf)) , Hav Narendra Kumar Magar (5744418) 8 Gorkha Rifles (Sri Lanka (Ipkf)) , Hav Tezu Singh Rana (9412996) 11 Gorkha Rifles (Sri Lanka (Ipkf)) , Lhav Phip Raj Limbu (5746093) Gorkha Rifles (Sri Lanka (Ipkf)) , Lhav Phip Raj Limbu (5746093) 8 Gorkha Rifles (Sri Lanka (Ipkf)) , Rfn Durga Bahadur Thapa (5749738) Gorkha Rifles (Sri Lanka (Ipkf)) , Rfn Hum Bahadur Ale (5749994) Gorkha Rifles (Sri Lanka (Ipkf)) ,

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