Service No : 4285195N
Date of Birth : January 3, 1985
Place of birth : Chainpur, Jharkhand
Service : Army
Last Rank : Sepoy
Unit : 6 Bihar
Arm/Regt : The Bihar Regiment
Operation : CI & IS Ops
Martyrdom : September 18, 2016
Born to a farmer couple, Sepoy Naiman Kujur was 30 years of age and belonged to Village Chainpur, in Jharkhand. Sep Kujur belonged to 6 Bihar Regiment and was among the 19 brave hearts who laid down their lives in the line of duty in September 2016 when Pakistani terrorists struck the Army’s Administrative base in Uri sector of J & K.
Sep Kujur had fallen to a grenade and bullets while heading to the toilet. Around 14 of the 18 slain soldiers were burnt alive when their tents caught fire during the terror attack and some of the soldiers were shot as they tried to flee the flames. Sep Kujur had got married to Beena (27) in 2013. His mother, Sushanti Kujur, had said “When a son wears a uniform, you prepare for anything. Still, I wish my son died with a gun in his hand. He was a hero and deserved a hero’s death.”
2016 Uri attack :
He was one of the 19 soldiers who was martyred in Uri Attack in Sep 2016. At around 5:30 a.m. on 18 September, four militants attacked an Indian Army brigade headquarters in Uri, near the Line of Control in a pre-dawn ambush. They lobbed 17 grenades in three minutes followed by indiscriminate firing by automatic weapons. As a rear administrative base camp , the HQs had a fuel storage facility, which caught fire along with tents with soldiers sleeping in them. As a result of this dastardly attack , 17 army personnel were martyred. A gun battle ensued that lasted for six hours, during which all the four militants were killed. An additional 19-30 soldiers were also reported to have been injured in the attack. Most of the soldiers martyred were from the 10 Dogra and 6 Bihar regiments. One of the injured soldiers succumbed to his injuries on 19 September at R&R Hospital in New Delhi, followed by another soldier on 24 September, bringing the death toll to 19. The nation will remain grateful to this brave soldier for his courage and supreme sacrifice.
Sepoy Naiman Kujur is survived by mother Smt Sushanti Kujur, Smt Beena (wife) and Abhishek (son).