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On this day we remember the following 206 martyrs who sacrificed their lives in various operations: Sep Dina Nath (12848) Jammu & Kashmir Infantry () , Sep Badri Nath (12364) Jammu & Kashmir Infantry () , Sep Soban Singh (20163) Kumaon Regiment (1948 Kashmir War) , Sep Prem Singh (26742) Kumaon Regiment (1948 Kashmir War) , Sep Moti Singh (32232) Kumaon Regiment (1948 Kashmir War) , Sep Bishan Singh (7858907) Parachute Regiment (1948 Kashmir War) , Sep Malak Singh (7859859) Parachute Regiment (1948 Kashmir War) , Maj D N Phatak (IC-4960) Jat Regiment (1962 China War) , Flt Lt A B Dhavale (9030) Flying (1971 Bangladesh War) , Sub/clk Raghubir Singh (JC-26925) Regiment Of Artillery (1971 Bangladesh War) , Flt Lt R D Naithani (7192) Flying (1971 Bangladesh War) , Gnr Morla Anjaneyulu (1218307) Regiment Of Artillery (1971 Bangladesh War) , Flt Lt G Theophilus (9100) Flying (1971 Bangladesh War) , Gnr Dorai Raj (1226844) Regiment Of Artillery (1971 Bangladesh War) , Flt Lt M Purohit (10249) Flying (1971 Bangladesh War) , Sep Ishwar Singh (3144662) Jat Regiment (1971 Bangladesh War) , Flt Lt K K Mohan (8757) Flying (1971 Bangladesh War) , Nk Pandurang Kumble (4535848) Parachute Regiment (1971 Bangladesh War) , Rfn Ratna Man Newar (5034776) 1 Gorkha Rifles (1971 Bangladesh War) , Sep Nachhattar Singh (3362543) Sikh Regiment (1971 Bangladesh War) , Rfn Ram Bahadur Pun (5038453) 1 Gorkha Rifles (1971 Bangladesh War) , Sep Shangara Singh (3363794) Sikh Regiment (1971 Bangladesh War) , Lt G S Vaidyanathan (IC-23996) Assam Regiment (1971 Bangladesh War) , Lnk Govinder Singh (1424100) Corps Of Engineers (1971 Bangladesh War) , Lt Y B Rao (SS-22422) 11 Gorkha Rifles (1971 Bangladesh War) , Sep Bhim Singh (4146962) Kumaon Regiment (1971 Bangladesh War) , Sep Narayan Sigh (4155920) Kumaon Regiment (1971 Bangladesh War) , Flt Lt K L Bajaj (9540) Flying (1971 Bangladesh War) , Hav Raju Velk (1160765) Regiment Of Artillery (1971 Bangladesh War) , Nk Ranjit Singh (2445860) Punjab Regiment (1971 Bangladesh War) , Nk Man Singh (2460903) Punjab Regiment (1971 Bangladesh War) , Sep Rabinaraian Singh (13800152) Army Service Corps (1971 Bangladesh War) , Sep Shankar Bagde (13829968) Army Service Corps (1971 Bangladesh War) , Nk Periyappa Balraman (2553329) Madras Regiment (1971 Bangladesh War) , 2Lt Rajesh Chand (SS-23737) Regiment Of Artillery (1971 Bangladesh War) , Lnk Gurdev Singh (13657842) Brigade Of Guards (1971 Bangladesh War) , Rfn Prem Bahadur Thapa (5238218) 3 Gorkha Rifles (1971 Bangladesh War) , Lnk Ram Saroop (13660063) Brigade Of Guards (1971 Bangladesh War) , Sep Maithu Kc (13925602) Army Medical Corps (1971 Bangladesh War) , Gdr Gurbux Singh (2649837) Grenadiers (1971 Bangladesh War) , Sep Ram Charan (3150553) Jat Regiment (1971 Bangladesh War) , Sep Pirthi Singh (3150565) Jat Regiment (1971 Bangladesh War) , 2Lt H P Nayyar (SS-23397) Sikh Light Infantry (1971 Bangladesh War) , Sep Sohanvir Singh (3161786) Jat Regiment (1971 Bangladesh War) , Lnk Ranjha Ram (2450822) Punjab Regiment (1971 Bangladesh War) , Rfn Bal Bahadur Bura (5440830) 5 Gorkha Rifles (1971 Bangladesh War) , Swr Dharampal (1044258) Armoured Corps (1971 Bangladesh War) , Hav Sambhaji Jadhav (2745003) Maratha Light Infantry (1971 Bangladesh War) , Lnk Gullu Ram (2647022) Grenadiers (1971 Bangladesh War) , Sigmn Kalia (6325158) Corps Of Signals (1971 Bangladesh War) , Sigmn Nachi Muthu Annavi (14208286) Corps Of Signals (1971 Bangladesh War) , Ac P S Sharma (606135) Ground (1971 Bangladesh War) , Sigmn Aram Singh Gurjar (14208422) Corps Of Signals (1971 Bangladesh War) , Lnk Prabhakar Katkar (2748609) Maratha Light Infantry (1971 Bangladesh War) , Sigmn Jit Singh (14279410) Corps Of Signals (1971 Bangladesh War) , Gdr Prem Pal (2647519) Grenadiers (1971 Bangladesh War) , Gdr Gorakh Ram (2647963) Grenadiers (1971 Bangladesh War) , Gdr Kapur Singh (2649625) Grenadiers (1971 Bangladesh War) , Rfn Hasta Bahadur Pun (5442554) 5 Gorkha Rifles (1971 Bangladesh War) , Gdr Sahab Singh (2650564) Grenadiers (1971 Bangladesh War) , Rfn Chinta Mani Thapa (5443665) 5 Gorkha Rifles (1971 Bangladesh War) , Gdr Chattar (2650728) Grenadiers (1971 Bangladesh War) , Gdr Jagan Nath (2656951) Grenadiers (1971 Bangladesh War) , Sep Avtar Singh Vrc (2449735) Punjab Regiment (1971 Bangladesh War) , Gdr Kartar Singh (2659471) Grenadiers (1971 Bangladesh War) , Sep Darshan Singh (2455667) Punjab Regiment (1971 Bangladesh War) , Gdr Jagdish Singh (2660257) Grenadiers (1971 Bangladesh War) , Sep Nirmal Singh (2458721) Punjab Regiment (1971 Bangladesh War) , Nk Jai Pai Singh (3145045) Jat Regiment (1971 Bangladesh War) , Sep Janak Raj (2461268) Punjab Regiment (1971 Bangladesh War) , Sep Hem Kanta Bordoloi (4160945) Kumaon Regiment (1971 Bangladesh War) , Maj Yash Sehgal (IC-16574) Dogra Regiment (1971 Bangladesh War) , Maj J D Joshi (IC-14578) Kumaon Regiment (1971 Bangladesh War) , Sep Ghan Shyam Singh (2958675) Rajput Regiment (1971 Bangladesh War) , Spr Alby D'cruz Anthony (1335325) Corps Of Engineers (1971 Bangladesh War) , Spr Shaik Jainullabdeen (1344631) Corps Of Engineers (1971 Bangladesh War) , Sep Kuldip Singh (2453424) Punjab Regiment (1971 Bangladesh War) , Sep Bhajan Singh (2461152) Punjab Regiment (1971 Bangladesh War) , Sep Munshi Ram (2458747) Punjab Regiment (1971 Bangladesh War) , Sep Moses (2552648) Madras Regiment (1971 Bangladesh War) , Lnk Purshottam Singh (2955892) Rajput Regiment (1971 Bangladesh War) , Hav Janak Singh (3945902) Dogra Regiment (1971 Bangladesh War) , Lnk Rajbir Singh (3145429) Jat Regiment (1971 Bangladesh War) , Nk Pritam Chand (3948959) Dogra Regiment (1971 Bangladesh War) , Gnr K Satyanarayana Raju (123933) Regiment Of Artillery (1971 Bangladesh War) , Nb Ris Jagir Singh (JC-63536) Armoured Corps (1971 Bangladesh War) , Lnk Chhotu Ram (3148595) Jat Regiment (1971 Bangladesh War) , Sep Munshi Ram (3957951) Dogra Regiment (1971 Bangladesh War) , Nb Ris Sukhchain Singh (JC-61615) Armoured Corps (1971 Bangladesh War) , Sep Saraf Raj (3965971) Dogra Regiment (1971 Bangladesh War) , Nk Darpan Singh (4153438) Kumaon Regiment (1971 Bangladesh War) , Sep Chhedi Khan (2964521) Rajput Regiment (1971 Bangladesh War) , Spr Theba Tamang (1437341) Corps Of Engineers (1971 Bangladesh War) , Capt Karan Singh (IC-23516) Sikh Light Infantry (1971 Bangladesh War) , Gnr Anwar Pasha (1286198) Regiment Of Artillery (1971 Bangladesh War) , Nk Narain Singh (4155986) Kumaon Regiment (1971 Bangladesh War) , Spr Trilok Singh (1447230) Corps Of Engineers (1971 Bangladesh War) , Sep Saraf Raj (3965971) Dogra Regiment (1971 Bangladesh War) , Sep Kabal Singh (3963100) Dogra Regiment (1971 Bangladesh War) , Sep Ram Phal (3156787) Jat Regiment (1971 Bangladesh War) , Nb Sub Sewa Ram (JC-44702) Punjab Regiment (1971 Bangladesh War) , Rfn Man Bahadur Chhetri (5840335) 9 Gorkha Rifles (1971 Bangladesh War) , Rfn Narendra Bahadur Khattri (5840596) 9 Gorkha Rifles (1971 Bangladesh War) , Lnk Bishan Dass (3954012) Dogra Regiment (1971 Bangladesh War) , Rfn Dev Singh Mall (5840925) 9 Gorkha Rifles (1971 Bangladesh War) , Lnk Sanji Ram (3955945) Dogra Regiment (1971 Bangladesh War) , Rfn Purna Bahadur Chhetri (5840951) 9 Gorkha Rifles (1971 Bangladesh War) , Lnk Karan Singh (3956942) Dogra Regiment (1971 Bangladesh War) , Rfn Raghunath Singh Kanwasi (4044233) Garhwal Rifles (1971 Bangladesh War) , Rfn Kundan Singh Negi (4048100) Garhwal Rifles (1971 Bangladesh War) , Rfn Bimal Prakash Manwal (4050615) Garhwal Rifles (1971 Bangladesh War) , Rfn Jai Chand (4050617) Garhwal Rifles (1971 Bangladesh War) , Nk Tul Bahadur Rana (5438127) 5 Gorkha Rifles (1971 Bangladesh War) , Rfn Bir Bahadur Gurung (9406308) 11 Gorkha Rifles (1971 Bangladesh War) , Gdsm Yogendra Singh (4245745) Brigade Of Guards (1971 Bangladesh War) , Gdsm Inam Singh (13663164) Brigade Of Guards (1971 Bangladesh War) , Gdsm Nathu Singh (13664226) Brigade Of Guards (1971 Bangladesh War) , Gdsm Nilmani Pandey (13666549) Brigade Of Guards (1971 Bangladesh War) , Sep Tatyappa Nalawade (2753360) Maratha Light Infantry (1971 Bangladesh War) , Gnr Avtar Singh (1243759) Regiment Of Artillery (1971 Bangladesh War) , Sep Shankar Mangutkar (2755590) Maratha Light Infantry (1971 Bangladesh War) , Gnr Nirmal Singh (1244006) Regiment Of Artillery (1971 Bangladesh War) , Sep Suresh Patole (2760141) Maratha Light Infantry (1971 Bangladesh War) , Gnr Devi Singh (1275227) Regiment Of Artillery (1971 Bangladesh War) , Rfn Aita Prasad Limbu (9408584) 11 Gorkha Rifles (1971 Bangladesh War) , Sep Balwant Bapu Patil (2760720) Maratha Light Infantry (1971 Bangladesh War) , Rfn Kharka Bahadur Rai (9410329) 11 Gorkha Rifles (1971 Bangladesh War) , Sep Dattatraya Dalvi (2760735) Maratha Light Infantry (1971 Bangladesh War) , Sep Vidya Ram (2958985) Rajput Regiment (1971 Bangladesh War) , Rfn Gajendra Bahadur Rai (9411435) 11 Gorkha Rifles (1971 Bangladesh War) , Sep Ashok Yadav (2761152) Maratha Light Infantry (1971 Bangladesh War) , Gnr Hari Singh (1223472) Regiment Of Artillery (1971 Bangladesh War) , Rfn Lila Kumar Rai (9411473) 11 Gorkha Rifles (1971 Bangladesh War) , Sep Maruti Jadhav (2761281) Maratha Light Infantry (1971 Bangladesh War) , Chm Sarwan Singh (3943931) Dogra Regiment (1971 Bangladesh War) , Sep Parasaram Satuppa Patil (2761364) Maratha Light Infantry (1971 Bangladesh War) , Sep Hoshiar Singh (3955356) Dogra Regiment (1971 Bangladesh War) , Sep Kartar Chand (3955583) Dogra Regiment (1971 Bangladesh War) , Sep Dina Nath (3955712) Dogra Regiment (1971 Bangladesh War) , Rfn Lankhman Rai (9406793) 11 Gorkha Rifles (1971 Bangladesh War) , Sep Karmu (3958191) Dogra Regiment (1971 Bangladesh War) , Sep Sital Singh (3960110) Dogra Regiment (1971 Bangladesh War) , Sep Puran Chand (3962608) Dogra Regiment (1971 Bangladesh War) , Sep Rishpal Singh (3964960) Dogra Regiment (1971 Bangladesh War) , Sep Dharam Singh (3965869) Dogra Regiment (1971 Bangladesh War) , Sep Rumal Singh (3965900) Dogra Regiment (1971 Bangladesh War) , Sep Rajinder Singh (3966309) Dogra Regiment (1971 Bangladesh War) , Sep Khem Chand (3967607) Dogra Regiment (1971 Bangladesh War) , Sep Angat Ram Sm (3967854) Dogra Regiment (1971 Bangladesh War) , Sub Sita Ram (JC-16783) Grenadiers (1971 Bangladesh War) , Sep Jai Chand (3968455) Dogra Regiment (1971 Bangladesh War) , Sep Jagpal Singh (3968543) Dogra Regiment (1971 Bangladesh War) , Lhav Laxman Rane (1021241) Maratha Light Infantry (1971 Bangladesh War) , Sep Narain Dutt (3966587) Dogra Regiment (1971 Bangladesh War) , Rfn/swpr Janaki Prasad Balmiki (5846563) 9 Gorkha Rifles (1971 Bangladesh War) , Rfn/wm Bhagwan Behra (5837202) 9 Gorkha Rifles (1971 Bangladesh War) , Ris Jit Singh (JC-32945) Armoured Corps (1971 Bangladesh War) , Ptr Shivaji Jadav (13603816) Parachute Regiment (1971 Bangladesh War) , Rfn Thoru Ram (13732143) Jammu & Kashmir Rifles (1971 Bangladesh War) , Ptr Bajiorao Pawar (13606720) Parachute Regiment (1971 Bangladesh War) , Dvr Tikam Singh (6455473) Army Service Corps (1971 Bangladesh War) , Lhav Ram Lal (2444016) Jat Regiment (1971 Bangladesh War) , Gnr Avta Singh (1243739) Regiment Of Artillery (1971 Bangladesh War) , Gnr Nimal Singh (1244006) Regiment Of Artillery (1971 Bangladesh War) , Lhav Roshan Lal (3947454) Dogra Regiment (1971 Bangladesh War) , Sep Yadav Kamble (4541035) Mahar Regiment (1971 Bangladesh War) , Nk Abdul Azees (1316036) Corps Of Engineers (1971 Bangladesh War) , Lhav Purna Bahadur Khattri (5834314) 9 Gorkha Rifles (1971 Bangladesh War) , Gdsm Chhote Lal Singh (13662367) Brigade Of Guards (1971 Bangladesh War) , Rfn Prem Nath (9073459) Jammu & Kashmir Light Infantry (1971 Bangladesh War) , Sub Sultan Mohd Khan Vrc (JC-225) Jammu & Kashmir Light Infantry (1971 Bangladesh War) , Gdsm Ajab Singh (13663285) Brigade Of Guards (1971 Bangladesh War) , Gdsm Tika Ram (13667482) Brigade Of Guards (1971 Bangladesh War) , Gdsm Prem Kumar Singh (13667529) Brigade Of Guards (1971 Bangladesh War) , Sub Karne Thapa (JC-44271) 5 Gorkha Rifles (1971 Bangladesh War) , Sub Dal Bahadur Rai (JC-50872) 11 Gorkha Rifles (1971 Bangladesh War) , Lnk Ram Bahadur Rai (9406548) 11 Gorkha Rifles (1971 Bangladesh War) , Nk Binda Rai (13654554) Brigade Of Guards (1971 Bangladesh War) , Gnr Karad Dnynoba Sopanrao (1437129) Regiment Of Artillery (Border Ops) , Gnr Rangrav Ranjagane (14489624) Regiment Of Artillery (Border Ops) , Gnr Kadan Gulab Rao Pandurang (14491507) Regiment Of Artillery (Border Ops) , Gnr Vishwanath Ramji Korpe (14494920) Regiment Of Artillery (Border Ops) , Gnr Ghumde Rajendra Bhanudas (15112926) Regiment Of Artillery (Border Ops) , Gnr Mokalikar Madhav Marotrao (15113605) Regiment Of Artillery (Border Ops) , Gnr/ck Satish Kumar Giri (1487432) Regiment Of Artillery (Border Ops) , Hav Kachave Manik Digambar (14360615) Regiment Of Artillery (Border Ops) , Nb Sub Tharaval Anil Shantaram (JC 226620) Regiment Of Artillery (Border Ops) , Sep Basao Ram (3131386) Jat Regiment (Border Ops) , Nk Shinde Vilas Rao Dnyanu (14362388) Regiment Of Artillery (Border Ops) , Lhav Balakrishna G Lohar (14469733) Regiment Of Artillery (Border Ops) , Lnk Ganpat Shripat Titimare (14365424) Regiment Of Artillery (Border Ops) , Lnk Patil Sambhaji Laxman (14367730) Regiment Of Artillery (Border Ops) , Lnk Rajaram N Murkute (14371608) Regiment Of Artillery (Border Ops) , Lnk C D Vishwanath (14401021) Regiment Of Artillery (Border Ops) , Lnk Mundhe Janardhan Ramrao (14479844) Regiment Of Artillery (Border Ops) , Lnk Dagdu Ramji Lahane (14482405) Regiment Of Artillery (Border Ops) , Sep Pushkar Singh (4178502) Kumaon Regiment (Counter Insurgency) , Sub Jagat Ram (JC-134809) Staff/miscellaneous (Counter Insurgency) , Rfn Surender Kumar (2884654) Rashtriya Rifles (Counter Insurgency) , Lnk Umesh Chandra Kc (4174027) Kumaon Regiment (Siachen Operations) , Sep Rajendra Singh (4173934) Kumaon Regiment (Siachen Operations) , Sigmn Krishna Bahadur Chettri (14244831) Corps Of Signals (Sri Lanka (Ipkf)) , Nk Rupan Singh (4250225) Bihar Regiment (Sri Lanka (Ipkf)) , Nk Rupan Singh (4250225) Bihar Regiment (Sri Lanka (Ipkf)) , Lnk Inder Singh Thapa (503171) Gorkha Rifles (Un Peacekeeping) , Lnk Inder Singh Thapa (503171) 1 Gorkha Rifles (Un Peacekeeping) ,

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