Service No: 1159774

Service: Army

Last Rank : Gunner

Last Unit : 66 Fd Regt

Arm/Regt : The Regiment of Artillery

Operation: Op Riddle

Date of Martyrdom : Aug 09, 1965

Gunner Shanti Lal

Late Gunner Shanti Lal was a brave and courageous man. His family members remember him and feel proud to be a part of  his family. He was part of 66 Medium Regiment popularly known as “DOUBLE SIX”


66 Medium Regiment’ was raised on 01 Feb 1963 at Jalandhar Cantt. Lt Col Bikram Chand, VSM was the first CO of the regiment. Right from infancy till date, the regiment has had the proud privilege of participating in all major operations undertaken by Indian Army. Barely two years after the raising, the ‘THE DOUBLE SIX’ was Launched Into 1965 war and was deployed in ‘BURKI’ In Lahore,Pakistan.


Gunner Shanti Lal was martyred on 9th August 1965 during ‘OP RIDDLE’ defending our motherland against enemy forces.

Late GUNNER SHANTI LAL was a brave and courageous man. His family members still remember him and feel proud to be a part of his family. I, Sandeep, grandson son of SHANTI LAL JI want to let everyone know about him So that whoever has forgotten the sacrifices of our great freedom fighters should know about them.

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  • Mukesh kumar

    2017at11:13 pm Reply

    Gunner Shanti Lal was a brave and courageous man who sacrified his whole life for defending our nation.
    I as his son wants to inform that no one cares after their great sacrifices made for nation.
    Nobody remebered him but i want to say that everyone must remember the sacrifices of our great soldiers who without caring about their own family goes to serve nation.
    I feel proud to be a child of such person.
    I also request the higher authorities to make proper facilites for the family members of such a great brave army soldiers.

    • Honourpoint


      2017at7:45 am

      We really appreciate your feelings. It is the endeavour of Honourpoint that these stories of martyrs are not forgotten and continue to inspire the future generations. As a nation we are also immensely grateful to family members of martyrs like you for their contribution and sacrifice.

  • Sandeep

    2017at11:22 pm Reply

    I salute all the brave soldiers who sacrified their whole life.
    Gunner Shanti Lal was a brave soldier who was a part of ‘OP RIDDLE’ in 1965 when he got martryed.


  • Shruthi Rana

    2017at5:19 pm Reply

    Your supreme sacrifice will always inspire the future generations of India.

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