Service No: IC-52353P

Date of Birth : Sep 22, 1971

Place of Birth: New Delhi

Service: Army

Last Rank :Major

Unit : 65 Engr Regt/3RR

Arm/Regt : The Corps of Engineers

Operation : Op Parakram

Award : Shaurya Chakra

Date of Martyrdom :Jun 25, 2001

Major Deepak Rawat SC

Maj Deepak Rawat hailed from New Delhi and was born on 22nd Sep 1971. He was commissioned into 65 Engineering Regiment of the Corps of Engineers, one of the oldest arms of the Indian army. After serving for few years Maj Deepak got married to Ms Anju and the couple had a daughter Lamha.  Later Maj Deepak was deputed to serve with to 3 RR battalion deployed in J&K for counter-insurgency operations.


Op Parakram: 25 Jun 2001


During 2001,  Maj Deepak Rawat’s unit was deployed in  the Kashmir valley as part of Op Parakram. The AOR (Area of Responsibility) of the unit was very volatile, where many militants were active. Consequently the unit troops were engaged in operations against the militants on a regular basis. Maj Deepak Rawat was leading one such operation on 25th Jun 2001. However, during the operation Maj Deepak Rawat received  multiple gunshots and was seriously injured. He later succumbed to his injuries and was martyred. Maj Deepak Rawat was given the gallantry award “Shaurya Chakra”, for his cold courage, valour, leadership and supreme sacrifice.


Maj Deepak Rawat  is survived by his parents Mr. and Mrs. R S Rawat, wife Mrs Anju Rawat and daughter Lamha.

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  • Professor Dr Digvijay

    2020at11:55 am Reply

    Had the honour of treating his father in my clinic. Jai hind. Simple man and very gentle mother, was very proud of being any use to such a debt.

  • Davinder

    2021at10:31 am Reply

    An epitome of dignity, courage, cheerfulness, bravery, intelligence and compassion. Deepak was and is an ideal for many.
    Privileged to have witnessed and shared memories with an iconic soldier and personality.
    My Respects

  • Krishna

    2021at9:23 am Reply

    Would like to get in touch with Anju and Lamha Rawat.

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