Place of Birth: Tiruvannamalai, TN

Service: Army

Last Rank: Gunner

Regiment : The Regt of Artillery

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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  • http://www.hindustantimes.com/india-news/army-bids-farewell-to-slain-soldiers-killed-in-militant-ambush-in-kashmir/story-jyDc5UbnTDGHg8YjJ2yXKL.html
  • http://www.newindianexpress.com/states/tamil-nadu/2017/jun/05/soldier-from-tiruvannamalai-killed-in-militant-strike-in-jammu–kashmir-1612940.html
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6 Tributes
  • Bhushan Kumar - Tirunelveli,Tamil Nadu

    2017 at 12:33 pm Reply

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

  • Jeevan Raj - Bagalkot,Karnataka

    2017 at 5:14 pm Reply

    Your supreme sacrifice will always be remembered. Jai Hind

  • Shivanand k itnal - Belgaum,Karnataka

    2017 at 9:11 am Reply

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

  • Raj Chatterjee - Thane,Maharashtra

    2017 at 11:29 am Reply

    God bless thy soul! Regards!

  • Prasanna Kamalakkannan - Chennai,Tamil Nadu

    2017 at 10:54 pm Reply

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

  • Valsan Kunnath - Thrissur,Kerala

    2017 at 11:28 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”

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