Service No : 20002513H

Date of Birth : 18 Nov 1991

Place of Birth: Spiti dist (HP)

Service: Army

Rank :Sepoy

Unit : 62 RR/Dogra Scouts

Arm/Regt : The Dogra Regiment

Operation : CI & IS Ops

Date of Martyrdom: Aug 3, 2017

Sepoy Tanzin Chhultim

Sepoy Tanzin Chhultim was born on 18 Nov 1991 in Karpat village of Lahaul and Spiti district of Himachal Pradesh. He joined the Army in Sep 2012 and had developed into a disciplined and committed soldier. After serving for a couple of years with his parent unit, Sep Tanzin was deputed to serve with 62 RR battalion deployed in J & K for counter insurgency operations.

 

Shopian Operation : Aug 03, 2017 

 

On the late night of 2nd August 2017, Sep Tanzin’s unit received information from the intelligence sources about the presence of terrorists in Zaipora area of Shopian district. It was decided to launch an operations against the terrorists and deal with the threat. Sep Tanzin was part of the assault team led by Maj Kamlesh Pandey that reached the suspected area and launched the search and cordon operation. At around 2 am on 3rd Aug, while the operation was underway, the troops of 62 RR came under attack from the terrorists, firing from vantage points.

 

A fierce gun battle ensued thereafter with heavy exchange of fire. Three soldiers including Maj Kamlesh Pandey and Sep Tanzin were injured, who were rushed to Army’s 92 base hospital in Srinagar. Sep Tanzin succumbed to the injuries, en-route to the hospital and was martyred. Sep Tanzin was a gallant and committed soldier who laid down his life in the line of his duty, living up to the highest traditions of Indian Army.  Sepoy Tanzin Chhultim was unmarried and is survived by his mother Smt Tanzing Angmo.

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27 Comments
  • Veteran Major P M Ravindran

    2017at10:49 pm Reply

    As a veteran I could not help my eyes getting moist! May his soul rest in peace and may his dear and near ones have the fortitude to bear the loss with equanimity. I only hope the Nation acknowledges the price they have paid for its security and well being and would rise up to hold the hands of the survivors and would not dump them into destitution.

  • Philomina

    2017at11:38 am Reply

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

  • Riju Paul

    2017at6:30 pm Reply

    I am indebted to you. For our safety and security you have sacrificed your life. My highest respect for you. I am a student, I will join the Indian Armed Force. Rest in peace. JAI HIND

  • Rajesh Rana

    2017at4:12 pm Reply

    Word cannot describe what I am feeling .I give my condolence to the entire family .GOD rest her soul.

  • Asheesh Sharma

    2017at4:25 pm Reply

    In these moments of loss,words are useless .God rest her soul in peace.
    Jai Hind !

  • P l thakur

    2017at8:56 pm Reply

    Tanzin.. you are brave son of lahoul spiti. Grand salute to you. We people of lahoul spiti will always remember you . Jai hind.

  • Sirjeevan Karwa

    2017at8:59 pm Reply

    Salute to braveheart
    RIP

  • P l thakur

    2017at10:13 pm Reply

    Rest in peace . jai hind

  • Vikas

    2017at6:25 pm Reply

    Salute the brave Indian who sacrificed his life for the comfort, welfare and safety of his country and country men.

  • Gouri Prasad Panda

    2017at10:11 pm Reply

    My tribute

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