Service No : IC-71967M

Date of Birth : 22 Sep 1985

Birth place: Narnaul, Haryana

Service: Army

Last Rank: Major

Unit: ASC/30 RR

Arm/Regt: Army Service Corps

Operation : CI & IS Ops

Award : SC

Date of Martyrdom : Feb 14, 2017

Major Satish Dahiya SC

Major Satish Dahiya was born on 22 Sep 1985 and hailed from Banihari village in Mahendragarh district of Haryana. The only child of Shri Achal Singh Dahiya and Smt Anita Devi, Maj Dahiya completed his schooling from Uttar Pradesh and pursued higher studies from Rajasthan University. Thereafter he joined the army and was commissioned on 12 Dec 2009 into the Army Service Corps, the logistic supply arm of Indian Army.

 

He later got married to Ms Sujata and the couple had a daughter Priyasha. After serving with his corps for a couple of years Maj Dahiya was deputed to serve with 30 RR battalion deployed in J & K area for counterinsurgency operations. While serving with 30 Rashtriya Rifles unit, Maj Dahiya participated in many counterinsurgency operations. He was a soldier at heart and an officer par excellence, who believed in leading from the front in an operation like a true military leader.

 

Handwara Operation: 14 Feb 2017

 

During Feb 2017, Maj Satish Dahiya was serving with 30 RR battalion deployed in Kupwara district of J&K for counter-insurgency operations. On 14 Feb 2017, information was received from the intelligence sources about the presence of militants in Handwara area of J & K. After analyzing the specific inputs it was decided by the security forces to launch a joint operation of J & K police and army’s 30 RR unit to nab the militants. The joint team swung into action and the operation started around 5 PM in the evening of Feb 14, 2017. As per the intelligence inputs, the militants were holed up in a residential building and the joint team threw a cordon around the suspected area.

 

On being challenged by the troops, the terrorists opened fire at them from their hideout. A fierce gun battle followed lasting several hours. Maj Satish Dahiya was leading the operation, tactically moving his troops to close all escape routes for the militants. The militants in sheer desperation resorted to indiscriminate and heavy firing against the troops. Maj Dahiya and his comrades retaliated with accurate fire in which three terrorists were killed and the remaining fled downhill towards a nullah. Maj Dahiya, unmindful of his personal safety, chased the fleeing militants and killed one more but he too was injured in his right thigh. Oblivious of his injury, he kept chasing the fleeing militants and killed one more but this time he was hit in the abdomen by a militant’s fire from close range and fell unconscious. Maj Dahiya was evacuated for medical treatment but he succumbed to his injuries on the way to the hospital and was martyred. Maj Satish Dahiya was a gallant soldier and a gritty officer, who laid down his life in the service of the nation following the highest traditions of the Indian Army. Maj Satish Dahiya was given the gallantry award, “Shaurya Chakra” for his raw courage, leadership, fighting spirit and supreme sacrifice.

 

Maj Satish Dahiya is survived by his father Shri Achal Singh Dahiya, mother Smt Anita Devi, wife Smt Sujata Dahiya and daughter Priyasha.

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35 Comments
  • Aditya Vardhan

    2020at10:27 pm Reply

    I heard about him on audible suno program shourya .
    He is immortal.

    • Amit singh

      2020at11:26 am

      Thankyou audible suno for this program youdha . Major sir you are real hero . Hatt’s off

    • Anand

      2021at2:31 am

      I heard about him on audible suno program shourya . Such dedicated indians are able to keep India One…
      He is immortal. Thank you for making us aware about the supreme sacrifice

  • मनरखन झा , घोघरडीहा, मधुबनी, बिहार

    2020at3:54 pm Reply

    आपके सेवा और बलिदान को राष्ट्र सदैव अपने मूल्यों में संजो कर रखेगा ।

  • Krissmann Gupta

    2020at2:57 am Reply

    Jai Hind

    • Nishant sachdeva

      2020at2:23 pm

      Jai hind जब तक सूरज चाँद रहेगा मेजर सतीश dhaiya जी का नाम रहेगा

    • Pankaj Singh

      2020at8:58 pm

      Audible Suno, episode 2 by neelesh Mishra. Salute to you Major Satish Dahiya Sir

    • Krishna Dalal

      2020at7:15 pm

      एक बहादुर फौज के अफसर मेजर सतीश दहिया की कहानी आज ऑडिबल सुनो पर सुनी। बहुत ही गर्व के साथ एक दुख भी हुआ। जय हिन्द।

  • Bhola Bhardwaj

    2020at7:47 pm Reply

    We are indebted to YOU MAJOR for your Supreme Sacrifice.
    जय हिन्द ।

  • Vinod kumar Kakarla

    2020at1:22 pm Reply

    bharath matha ki jai. respect to each and every soldier who sacrifice their life to indian army

  • Divya pratap singh

    2020at6:11 pm Reply

    I respect you sir. You are a real hero

  • Ex Sgt IAF Munna Kumar Mishra

    2021at6:43 am Reply

    Maa bharti ke asli saputon me ek Major satish sir always remember jai hind

  • Burhanuddin Rampurawala

    2021at12:08 am Reply

    I heard this on Amazon audible suno and got here to check the facts….And it is spine chilling…. Salute amar jawaan

  • Ashok

    2021at12:03 pm Reply

    Pls add photo of his parents , same have been sent to u on email

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