The citation of Vir Chakra awarded to Capt Sumeet Roy reads :
Captain Sumeet Roy was second in command of Delta Company on 28 June 1999, which was tasked to capture Point 4700 in Drass sector during Op Vijay.
Captain Sumeet Roy was tasked to capture the observation post of the enemy. He set out with a section and at 2330 hrs, following a covered approach, reached just below the observation post.The officer kept observing movement of the enemy in the observation post till 0200 hrs on 29 June 1999.
In a dare-devil move and with total disregard to his personal safety, Captain Sumeet Roy climbed the cliff and reached the observation post and totally surprised the enemy. In a fierce hand-to-hand fight he killed both the enemy sentries. There was panic in the enemy ranks and the enemy fled leaving behind huge quantity of arms and ammunition.
The officer , however, later succumbed to his injuries sustained due to enemy artillery on 03 July 1999 at Point 4700.
Captain Sumeet Roy displayed exemplary leadership, indomitable spirit , extraordinary courage and valour in the face of the enemy contributing immensely towards capture of Point 4700.