Service No: IC-6707

Service: Army

Last Rank : Major

Last Unit : 4 Rajput

Regiment : The Rajput Regiment

Operation: Op Riddle

Date of Martyrdom : Nov 28, 1962

Major Yogendra Tandon

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  • tanda yogendra kumar tandan

    2018at10:19 pm Reply

    Jai Hind

  • Yogendra tandan

    2019at6:23 pm Reply

    jay hinda

  • Brig P Satish (Retd)

    2020at2:59 pm Reply

    Maj Y Tandon was with the Bn HQ of 4 RAJUT which was withdrawing from Sapper Camp on 19 Nov 62, under the CO Lt Col B Avasthy. The party included 4 other officers including 2IC Maj Triloknath. This party was ambushed on 23 Nov 62 at Lagyala and after a fierce resistance the CO and all others made the supreme sacrifice. Later a party under Maj PL Kukrety, on 11 Dec 62, visited the ambush site and recovered the bodies of the CO, Maj Y Tandon and Capt Dayal along with some others. Date of martyrdom is 23 Nov 1962 and place is Lagyala Gompa in West Kameng district of Arunachal Pradesh.

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