Service No : 15132443W
Place of Birth: Midnapore, (WB)
Last Rank: Naik
Unit : 54 Fd Regt
Arm/Regt : The Regiment of Artillery
Operation : CI & IS Ops
Date of Martyrdom : 03 June 2017
Naik Dipak Kumar Maity hailed from Masagram village in West Midnapore district of West Bengal. Naik Dipak Maity had joined the army in 1997 and had served for 20 years before he was martyred in 2017 .
Qazigund Attack: 03 June 2017
On the 03 June 2017 an army convoy had set off from Udhampur to undertake operations in Srinagar. When the convoy was passing in lower munda area along the national highway in Qazigund town in Anantnag district, it was attacked by militants in a pre-planned move. The militants were hiding in safe places behind the bushes and used automatic weapons to attack the convoy.
Naik Dipak Maity was severely injured in the attack and was shifted to the hospital. However, Naik Dipak Maity succumbed to his injuries and was martyred. Naik Dipak Kumar Maity is survived by his wife Rikta and daughter Riya.
“The murderers of my father should die a painful death. I am proud of my father.”