Havaldar Giris Gurung

Service No : 5047602N

Birth place: Kaski, Nepal

Service: Army

Last Rank: Hav

Unit: 4/1 GR

Regiment: Gorkha Regiment

Award : KC

Date of Martyrdom : May 20, 2017

Havaldar Giris Gurung KC

Havaldar Giris Gurung (38) hailed from Kasi in Nepal.  He had a distinguished service of 19 years and was part of many counter terrorist operations earlier. On 20th May 2017 also he was part of  the team that had intercepted a group of heavily armed terrorists who had infiltrated near the Line of Control in Naugam sector of Handwara in Kupwara district. The fierce encounter with the militants continued for 36 hours in which 4 heavily armed infiltrators were killed. Unfortunately in this operation Hav Giris Gurung along with 2 other soldiers Hav Damar Bahadur and Rfn Rabin Sharma was also martyred.


Havaldar Giris has been awarded with Kirthi Chakra posthumously on 15th August 2017.


He is survived by his wife Panch Maya Gurung and two young children.

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5 Tributes
  • habi jang - Dehradun,Uttarakhand

    2017 at 8:46 am Reply

    May your soul rest in peace.may the family have strength to face the tragedy and feel proud at the same time.

  • Meenal Joshi - Ahmedabad,Gujarat

    2017 at 11:35 am Reply

    You shall remain a source of inspiration to all Indians for generations to come. I salute you and your family for the sacrifice.

  • smriti sharma - South Delhi,Delhi

    2017 at 9:28 pm Reply

    hi . want to contribute for his children education .can i have the contact details

  • krishna bahadur thapa - Kanpur Nagar,Uttar Pradesh

    2017 at 12:34 am Reply

    I and my family feel proud of you for showing a great type of patroism alongwith great valour and courage, your great sacrifice towards the nation India. It can not be forgiven.Once again I am saluting to your great dedication shown to our great motherland India.Conveying the heartiest good feeling to your loving family members.

    Jai Hind…….Defence Security Corps

  • Shrikant Shrivastava - Chandrapur,Maharashtra

    2017 at 1:34 pm Reply

    आप अमर हो । सदा हमारे दिलों में। देश के सच्चे सेवक तुम्हे शत शत नमन।

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