Service No : IC58474M

Service: Army

Last Rank : Lieutenant Colonel

Unit : 2/8 GR

Arm/Regt : 8 Gorkha Rifles

Operation : CI & IS Ops

Date of Martyrdom : 2012

Lt Col Santosh Kumar

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  • Shankar Reddy

    2020at7:26 pm Reply


  • Utpal kant

    2022at3:42 pm Reply

    He is a”proud tilaiyan” (TILAIYAN- those who had been a part of sainik school tilaiya as a staff member or a cadet.) Lt. Col santosh kumar joined sainik school tilaiya in 1987 as a cadet. Here, he was in vaishali house, this yellow house is consistently dominating in various intra school activities. He was a good sports man and an obliged cadet. He made Courage and valour synonymous to his name by performing excellently in various sports activities. This is a short note of his high schooling life.

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