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Major KS Budhwar SM

Major KS Budhwar hailed from Sonaria Kalan village of Rohtak district in Haryana and was born on 5th Feb 1931. He grew up to be a sporty and studious young boy, who was fascinated with the army. Consequently, he joined it as a member of

Major Sharanjit Pal Singh Waraich

Major Sharanjit Pal Singh Waraich hailed from Punjab and was born on 13 Apr 1941. Son of a Police Officer, he had inclination to serve in the Armed Forces since his younger days. After completing his education he joined the army as a commissioned officer.

Major Kanwaljit Singh Sandhu SC

Major Kanwaljit Singh Sandhu was born in the 1940s and hailed from Punjab.  After completing his education he joined the army as a commissioned officer. He was commissioned into the 15 Punjab Battalion of the Punjab Regiment, an Infantry Regiment with a long history of

Major Ranvir Singh Shekhawat SC

Major Ranvir Singh Shekhawat hailed from Jhunjhunu district of Rajasthan and  was born on 10th Jul 1945. Son of Shri Panne Singh Shekhawat and Smt Sireh Kanwar, he completed his primary schooling from Jaipur and went on to do his higher studies from BITS  Pilani.

Major PA Deviah

Major P Atul Deviah hailed from the Kodagu district of Karnataka. After completing his education he joined the army and got commissioned into the 6 MLI battalion of the Maratha Light Infantry Regiment, an infantry regiment well known for its gallant soldiers and a number

Grenadier Champa Lal Geel SM

Grenadier Champa Lal Geel hailed from Sanjoo village in Nagaur district of Rajasthan and was born on 2nd Feb 1975. Son of Shri Mukanaram and Smt Mohini Devi, he was the eldest among five siblings. He was inclined to join the Army since his younger

Lt Cdr Shwet Gupta NM

Lt Cdr Shwet Gupta hailed from Bilaspur district of Himachal Pradesh and was born on 12 October 1978. Son of Shri Thakur Dass Gupta and Smt Veena Gupta, Lt Cdr Shwet Gupta was very cheerful by nature and had a strong desire to excel in

Major Tahir Hussain Khan SM

Major Tahir Hussain Khan hailed from Suraram village in Ranga Reddy district of Telangana, and was born into the family of Smt Afzar Begum and Shri Sarvar Hussain Khan. He had two brothers Mahmood and Mazhar as his siblings, who too joined the armed forces.

Lance Naik Hanumanthappa Koppad SM

Lance Naik Hanumanthappa Koppad belonged to Karnataka’s farming family of Betadur village in Kundagol taluk of Dharwad district. The youngest in the family, Lance Naik Hanumanthappa Koppad always wanted to join the Army since his childhood. He came up the hard way, attending high school

Major Satish Dahiya SC

Major Satish Dahiya was born on 22 Sep 1985 and hailed from Banihari village in Mahendragarh district of Haryana. The only child of Shri Achal Singh Dahiya and Smt Anita Devi, Maj Dahiya completed his schooling from Uttar Pradesh and pursued higher studies from Rajasthan