Service No : 15800540M

Place of Birth: Tiruvannamalai, TN

Service: Army

Last Rank: Gunner

Unit : 147 LT AD Regt

Arm/Regt : The Regt of Artillery

Operation : CI & IS Ops

Date of Martyrdom : 03 Jun, 2017

Gunner Manivannan G

Gunner Manivannan G belonged to the village Theppananthal in Thiruvannamalai district of Tamil Nadu. Son of Sri Gopal G a farmer and Smt G Chinnaponnu, Gunner Manivannan had two siblings named  Manjula and Anand. Gunner Manivannan had joined the Indian army in 2103, at the age of 20 years and belonged to the Regiment of Artillery.


Qazigund  Attack: 03 June 2017


On the 03 June 2017 an  army convoy had set off from Udhampur to undertake operations in Srinagar. When the convoy was passing in lower munda area along the national highway in Qazigund town in Anantnag district, it was attacked by militants in a pre-planned move. The militants were hiding in safe places behind the bushes and used automatic weapons to attack the convoy.


Gunner Manivannan was severely injured in the attack and was shifted to the hospital. However, Gunner Manivannan succumbed to his injuries and was martyred. Gunner Manivannan  is survived by his father, Sri Gopal G, mother Smt G Chinnaponnu, sister Manjula and brother Anand.

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  • Bhushan Kumar

    2017at12:33 pm Reply

    My salute and respect to your family who gave a son like you to this country…

  • Jeevan Raj

    2017at5:14 pm Reply

    Your supreme sacrifice will always be remembered. Jai Hind

  • Shivanand k itnal

    2017at9:11 am Reply

    Your service to the nation is everlasting sir.
    I take this as a small opportunity to convey my deepest condolences .

  • Raj Chatterjee

    2017at11:29 am Reply

    God bless thy soul! Regards!

  • Prasanna Kamalakkannan

    2017at10:54 pm Reply

    You people are real heros of our nation.RIP..

  • Valsan Kunnath

    2017at11:28 pm Reply

    Big Salute to You, the Brave Soldier. You will never be forgotten and will always be Saluted for your ultimate sacrifice.
    “Duty Beyond Death” ” Soldiers go beyond call of Duty”

  • Adithya

    2020at12:52 am Reply

    My brother, Hailing from the land of valor – TamilNadu and the city of courage – Madurai. I salute you and bow down for your bravery and courage.

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