Place of Birth : Aligarh, UP

Service: Army

Last Rank : Rifleman

Unit : 57 RR

Date of Martyrdom : Aug 18, 2018

Rifleman Dalbir Singh

Rifleman Dalbir Singh (27) who hailed from Musepur village of  Aligarh district in Uttar Pradesh, was the younger son of Shri Bhupendra Singh. He had joined Indian Army in the year 2011 and was posted to 57 Rashtriya Rifles.  He was a sincere, obedient, honest and hardworking child since his school days. Rifleman Dalbir Singh got married in the year 2015. His elder brother Satveer Singh is a serving CRPF personnel. It was July 2018 when he spent his vacation for the last time with the family before moving to his unit to resume the duty.
 
 Mine Blast, Kupwara: 18 August 2018
 
 During 2018, Rifleman Dalbir Singh’s unit was deployed in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district. On 18th August 2018, 57 RR was on a routine patrol duty at Gulab Post near Lasdat area adjacent to Jat Gali area along the LoC.  The terrorists had planted landmines in the area where regular patrol used to come on rounds.  Rifleman Dalbir Singh patrolling party came over one such mine planted by the militants which blasted immediately.  Due to the effect of blast  Rifleman Dalbir Singh sustained multiple splinter injuries and was taken to the military hospital at Drugmulla. Later, he succumbed to his grievous injuries. Rifleman Dalbir Singh made supreme sacrifice in the line of duty while serving the motherland.
 

Rifleman Dalbir Singh is survived by his wife, father and brother.

 
 
 
 
 
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  • Kavita Kamtikar - Aurangabad,Maharashtra

    2018 at 11:25 pm Reply

    My dear brother, your countrymen are eternally indebted to you. We are extremely proud of you and at the same are heartbroken to see you go in your prime. March on, my brother! Jai Hind!

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