Date of Birth : Mar 15, 1991

Birth Place : Nainital, Uttarakhand

Service: Army

Last Rank: Paratrooper

Unit : 31 RR

Arm/Regt : The Parachute Regiment

Date of Martyrdom: Feb 14, 2017

Paratrooper Dharmendra Kumar

Paratrooper Dharmendra Kumar was born on March 15, 1991, in the village Pataliya, Block Kotabagh, dist Nainital, Uttarakhand. His father Shri Mohanlal Saah is a small time farmer in Pataliya village. Ptr Dharmendra did his primary schooling at Kashipur, Nainital while his father was working in a Textile Mill. Due to some reason, the textile mill was shut down and his father had to come back to his village to start afresh. Paratrooper Dharmendra Kumar completed his schooling from class 6th to 10th from the government school at his village. After passing his class 12th in 2010, he cleared the exam for Uttarakhand Police but turned down the offer to pursue his ultimate dream to be a part of Indian Army.
 
 
Finally, after 4 years of dedication and hard work, his dream came true in 2012 when he joined the Indian Army. He was recruited into 29 Para of the Parachute Regiment known for its gallant soldiers and many daredevil operations. Everyone in his family was very happy for his achievement, especially his father, uncle and cousins who were not lucky enough to join the Army. He was the inspiration for many young people to join the Army in that area. The young paratrooper, at a very early age of 26 years established himself amongst his comrades as a spirited and daring soldier while serving with 31 RR unit deployed in J & K area in 2017.
 
 
Bandipora Operation: 14 Feb 2017
 
 
On the early morning of Feb 14, 2017, Ptr Dharmendra Kumar’s unit 31 Rashtriya Rifles, the Special Operation Group of J&K Police and the CRPF launched an operation in the Parray Mollah locality in Bandipora to nab militants hiding in a two-storeyed house. The operations were launched based on the information received from intelligence sources about the presence of terrorists in that area. While the forces were conducting the search operation, the hiding militants fired upon them, and a fierce gun battle ensued thereafter.
 
 
During the heavy exchange of fire, fifteen security personnel including Ptr Dharmendra Kumar got injured and they were airlifted to an army hospital in Srinagar. In this operation, several terrorists including one top LeT commander were neutralized. However, Ptr Dharmendra Kumar later succumbed to his injuries and was martyred. Ptr Dharmendra Kumar was a brave and dedicated soldier who laid down his life in the service of the nation while maintaining the safety and security of his motherland.
 
 
Paratrooper Dharmendra Kumar is survived by his mother Smt Savitri Devi, father Sri Mohanlal Saah, two brothers Pavan Kumar Saah and Deepak Kumar Saah.
 
 
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9 Tributes
  • chunnilal chandrilal shah - Pune,Maharashtra

    2017 at 5:20 pm Reply

    Paid tribute for my son (bhatija) Ptr Dharmendra kumar lost his life J&K on date 14/02/2017 , We lost a very cute member from our family, its first casualty in our village pataliya blok kotabagh dist Nainital uttarakhand , this lost can not recover but we family & all our villager are proud his soul,

    Mrate to sabhi hain , Magar aesi Mout aati nahi sabhi ko.
    ye mout to wo hain , jo yad rahti hain sabhi ko.
    mana ki tum chale gaye bich raste se , humko yu chhodkar.
    garv hain hame ki mit gaye tum desh ke liye , aarjuyen apni adhuri chhodkar.

    My Dear son Dharmendra , jab tak suraj chand rahega , dhiran tera naam rahega,
    tum hame chhodkar kahi nahi gaye tum sda hamaare paas ho hamre dilo me ho , koun kahta hain ki tum nahi ho, sab to kahte hain tum yahi kahi ho, i have no word to pay tribute you, because you are a hero.

    we proud you,
    we respect to you,
    your are our hero,

    I salute you , JAI HIND

    • Harsh Choubey - Bangalore Urban,Karnataka

      2017 at 3:38 pm

      Sir aap ke bete ke balidan ko ye desh sadev yaad rakhega. We are eternally in debt to his sacrifice and of soldiers like him.

  • chunnilal shah - Pune,Maharashtra

    2017 at 5:25 pm Reply

    WE Salute you !

  • Tinna Malhotra

    2017 at 10:11 am Reply

    My salute and respects to your family who gave a son like you to this country.

    • Shweta kaushal - Dimapur,Nagaland

      2017 at 9:07 pm

      Dharmendra bhaiya v all from 29 para is really proud of u untees ke app pehle shaheed ho desh ke liye apne sarvotam balidan de diya ananya n sbhi bache apko bht yaad karte hai iss rakhi pe ananya boli mein sb bhaiya ko rakhi pehanu gi bus ek bhaiya ko nhi pehna paugi
      Jai hind jai bharat

  • Divya Nair - Central Delhi,Delhi

    2017 at 12:03 pm Reply

    Your sacrifice will always be remembered and you will remain a hero for countless Indians. I salute you. Jai Hind

  • Shivam goyal - Gwalior,Madhya Pradesh

    2017 at 7:52 am Reply

    Proud on you sir….. Cant stop my tears

  • Geeshma Dhyan - Alappuzha,Kerala

    2017 at 10:44 am Reply

    My salute and respect to your family who gave a son like you to this country. Jai Hind..!

  • Ptr-Vishal rai - Dimapur,Nagaland

    2018 at 3:19 am Reply

    Jai Hind sher .

    29 para….

    I’m proud of you buddy
    .
    Miss you so much yaar

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