Place of Birth : Barmer, (Raj)
Last Rank : Naik
Unit : 8 Jat
Arm/Regt: The Jat Regiment
Date of Martyrdom : 24 Nov 2019
Naik Peera Ram hailed from Khema Pura village of Barmer district in Rajasthan. After completing his school education he joined the army in the year 2008 at the age of 18 years. He was recruited into 8 Jat Bn of the Jat Regiment, an infantry regiment known for its brave soldiers. By the year-2019, Nk Peera Ram had put in over 10 years of service and developed into a dedicated soldier with commendable devotion to duty.
Kupwara Operation: 24 Nov 2019
During Nov 2019, Nk Peera Ram’s unit8 Jat was deployed in Keran Sector of Kupwara district in the Kashmir valley. The unit was deployed in the high altitude areas along the LOC and was manning the forward posts along the border. Besides manning the posts, the troops launched regular armed patrols to monitor the area between the posts. The patrol routes often passed through inaccessible areas coupled with hostile terrain and weather conditions. Nk Peera Ram was part of one such patrol on 24th Nov 2019 in Keran sector along the LOC.
As Nk Peera Ram along with his comrades was traversing through the designated path, he failed to negotiate a difficult stretch and slipped. Nk Peera Ram sustained serious injuries and was immediately shifted to the nearby military medical facility. However, Nk Peera Ram succumbed to his injuries and was martyred. Nk Peera Ram was a committed soldier who laid down his life at the age of 29-years in the service of the nation.
Nk Peera Ram is survived by his wife and two sons.
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