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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  • brig dhingra

    2017at11:58 pm Reply

    May u RIP
    Ur colleague

  • Krishna Kumar Singh

    2017at1:56 pm Reply

    शहीदों की मज़ार पर लगेंगे हर बरस मेले
    वतन पे मरने वालों का यही बाकी निशां होगा

  • Krishnan Chhabra

    2017at8:52 pm Reply

    Great souls who protect us at the borders sacrificing their life and familes. We our gratitude to them and their families.

  • Indranil

    2017at9:18 pm Reply

    श्रद्धांजलि। जय हिंद।

  • Jagadeesan

    2017at11:01 am Reply

    Salute to your brave sacrifice to the country brother.

  • purushottam singh

    2017at6:15 pm Reply

    I salute you. you in line of duty sacrificed ur life so that we could live safely. My deep gratitude to your parents and family.

  • Capt Puran Singh Bal, Veteran Ex Indian Navy

    2017at6:26 pm Reply

    Salute to the departed brave hearted martyr. RIP! Jai Hind

  • Aakash kumar

    2017at9:18 am Reply

    Proud on sir…


  • Col RK Satyan(Retd)

    2017at3:26 pm Reply

    Salute to your parents who gifted you to India.

  • Srinath S Heragu

    2017at3:58 pm Reply

    Hats off to a noble and daredevil soul of India

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