Sep Sukhbir Singh

Place of birth : Khawaspur Vill, Punjab

Service : Army

Last Rank : Sepoy

Arm/Regt : The JAK Rifles

Operation : CI & IS Ops

Martyrdom : November 27, 2020

Sepoy Sukhbir Singh.

Sepoy Sukhbir Singh hailed from Khawaspur village in Tarn Taran district of Punjab. Son of Shri Kulwant Singh and Smt Jasbir Kaur, Sep Sukhbir Singh was born in the year 1988 and had a brother Kuldip Singh and two sisters Davinder Kaur & Kulwinder Kaur as siblings. He joined the Army after completing his school education at the age of 20 years in the year 2018. He was recruited into 18 JAK Rif battalion of the Jammu and Kashmir Rifles Regiment, an infantry, an infantry Regiment known for its brave soldiers and rich history of various battle honours.


Cross-Border Firing (Sunderbani Sector): 27 Nov 2020


During Nov 2020, Sep Sukhbir Singh’s unit was deployed in Rajouri district of J&K. The unit troops were manning the forward posts in the Sunderbani sector along the LOC. The LOC remained highly active and volatile with ceasefire violations occurring very often and without any warning. The year 2019 witnessed the highest number of ceasefire violations — 3289 — by Pakistani troops since 2003. Similarly the year 2020 too continued with ceasefire violations and the number exceeded 1400 by Sep 2020. In yet another case of ceasefire violation, Pakistani troops opened unprovoked fire in Sunderbani sector along the LOC on 27 Nov 2020.


On 27 Nov 2020, Pakistan Army troops initiated unprovoked firing on Indian posts from across the border in Sunderbani Sector of Rajouri district. During that period, Sep Sukhbir Singh was manning one of the forward posts along the Line of Control in the Sunderbani sector. The Pakistani troops violated the ceasefire and resorted to heavy cross border firing using small arms, mortars and field guns. Indian army responded in a befitting manner to the Pakistani aggression and consequently, a heavy exchange of fire ensued thereafter, which continued intermittently for several hours. However, during this heavy exchange of fire, Sep Sukhbir Singh and Naik Prem Bahadur Khatri got severely injured. They were evacuated and shifted to the Army medical facility for medical treatment. However they later succumbed to their injuries and were martyred. Sep Sukhbir Singh was a valiant soldier, who laid down his life at the age of 22 years in the line of his duty. 


Sep Sukhbir Singh is survived by his father Shri Kulwant Singh, mother Smt Jasbir Kaur, brother Kuldip Singh and two sisters Davinder Kaur & Kulwinder Kaur.

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  • Abhishek Mishra

    2021at9:41 pm Reply

    Patrolling the Siachen glacier or in regions where the dust storms, sand storms and blistering heat combine. Of all the inhabited places I can recall from the geography classes, our brave soldiers have beaten the odds by putting their heads on the block.
    There’s something so magical about these men in uniform needless to say we’re home safe and sound because of these morally righteous men posessing extraordinary abilities and supernatural powers and a heart of gold that shines through your vigor.
    We are ever grateful to you and moved and touched by the way you perform your duty unflinchingly. The willingness you have to sacrifice everything for your motherland and the fact that it reflects upon easefully is breathtaking. Thank you for reading this end to end dear soldier. God bless your family! Jay hind !!

  • Mohit Roop Ray

    2021at3:10 pm Reply

    To The Real Heroes of Our Nation,
    Jai Hind!

    I on behalf of all the civilians want to thank all my Super Heroes and their family members for each and every second of our life. We are all so thankful and obliged to you for the all the efforts our Super Heroes. I must say that after God if anybody is looking after us that are our Warriors. They stay vigil so that we can relax, they themselves live in danger so that we can be safe, they stay apart from their families so that we can stay with ours. We all owe you every breath of ours. Hats off to your strength, courage, determination and love for the nation. You are all the reason of our pride and country’s pride.

    Thank you gifting us this life.

  • Monam Legha

    2021at3:11 pm Reply

    I salute to the young warrior and brave heart ‘Sepoy Sukhbir Singh’ from bottom of my heart. To me.. my freedom will always be a gift of soldiers like him who perform their duties despite all the odds while I sleep in the comfort of my home knowing that me and my loved ones are safe & protected.

    I don’t have enough words to express my gratitude to the warrior’s family. Shat Shat Naman Shri Kulwant Singh ji & Smt Jasbir Kaur ji!!
    Families like you are the real pride of the nation!!

  • Vivek Bhargava

    2021at3:20 pm Reply

    Words are not enough to justify the sacrifice you have made for the country. But this note is to say that the entire country is proud of the sacrifice you have done plus we stand with you.

    Thank You for making us feel safe against all the odds!

    God bless your family! Jai Hind!!

  • Deepa G

    2021at4:16 pm Reply

    Dear Soldier,

    Thank You for everything you have sacrificed to serve our country.
    It makes our hearts beam with pride when we look at the army of our country because you are the reason our families are safe.
    You are he real hero for all of us.
    It is not possible to fathom the magnitude of the sacrifices made by you and your families.
    i salute the unbeatable courage and bravery.
    Jai hind!!

  • Arushi Gupta

    2021at11:55 pm Reply

    My dad specifically pointed out the news to me, when the untimely death of Rifleman Sukhbir Singh was reported in the newspaper. His eyes were full of pride, telling me how courageous he was and what a role model he will be for the youth of our country. I salute his mother and Rifleman Sukhbir Singh, for teaching us what patriotism is and how lucky our nation is to have sons like you!!! Jai Hind.

  • Ankit Kumar

    2021at1:43 am Reply

    हम कितने बेफिक्र और अपनी मस्ती में गुम थे
    क्यूंकि हमारे लिए सरहद पे तैनात तुम थे

    कितने गर्व और आसानी से तुमने सब लुटा दिया
    वो इंसान ही नहीं जिसने तुम्हारा बलिदान भुला दिया

    ॐ शांति

    जय हिन्द!

  • Athreya AP

    2021at9:39 am Reply

    While we sat comfortably at home,
    Huddled up, safe and warm,
    You selflessly ventured out,
    To save us from the storm…
    Thanks to your selfless sacrifice,
    Today we are alive and free,
    Our freedom and our honour,
    We owe it all to thee…
    The price you and your loved ones paid, dear hero,
    I cannot ever repay,
    But I promise to ask for God to bless you and your family,
    Every single time I pray!
    Rest in peace, our hero,

  • Manoj Rajarajan

    2021at10:28 am Reply

    Dear Hero,
    I salute the patriotism and bravery shown by you! Words are not enough for the gratitude that you deserve for the sacrifice you have done for us, only because of heroes like you we are able to live in peace with our loved ones. At this young age you have become an inspiration to all of us and we are very proud of you.
    To Hero’s family,
    A big salute to you, service to one’s country that ends in sacrificing one’s life is the highest form of patriotism. Your son/brother was a true patriot. You have our deepest sympathy on your loss. Your son/brother made the ultimate sacrifice in defense of his country. He is our hero. We will remember him forever as the brave soldier. God bless you!

  • Renjith VR

    2021at5:59 pm Reply

    Mere words cannot express the pride we feel to have such brave souls guarding our Nation but even more pride we feel is when we see how their families supported them to do so. You have our respects for it is the strength in you that has protected this strong Nation and its sovereignty. You are as much as a brave soul as he was.

    He lives on through his dedication and spirit for the Nation. We salute him and you for protecting us all.

    Being in Navy for almost 20 + years, and being a part of this initiative, i am feeling my self rewarded to show my gratitude to the martyr. Jai Hind. Jai Bharat

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