Service No : IC14688H

Service: Army

Last Rank : Major

Unit : 9 Bihar

Arm/Regt: The Bihar Regiment

Operation : CI & IS Ops

Date of Martyrdom : Mar 20,1968

Maj Hawa Singh Deswal

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  • Rajeev Mishra

    2019at10:55 pm Reply

    I can’t say much about Op battle axe performed by Indian Army. One Op Battle axe was performed by British Army in 1941 in Europe. Long ago, I had seen one cenotaph of Major Hawa Singh in Ngopa, Mizoram. There were names of martyred soldiers from Bihar regiment engraved on that cenotaph. Its said that He martyred while bravely defending his company post along with his 30 or 35 troops when more than 2000-3000 insurgents surrounded his company post. As far as I remember, The cenotaph mentioned the year 1968. I can’t say Major Hawa Singh is the same officer or different officer.

  • Hitender Deswal

    2020at8:01 pm Reply

    Where is his graveyard and his statue

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