GOVERNMENT OF INDIA

24 May 2024

Veer Gatha

 Lt Col Niranjan E. K
  • Name

    Lt Col Niranjan E. K

  • Rank and Unit

    Lt Col, BD Unit

  • Date of Birth

    1981-02-05

  • Date of sacrificing the life

    2016-01-03

  • Place of Martyrdom

    Pathankot Punjab

Brief about Lt Col Niranjan E. K

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Born on 2nd May 1981, IC-66162L Lt Col Niranjan E. K. joined BD Unit of NSG on 24 May 2014. On the fateful day of 03rd Jan 2016 during operation “Dhangu Suraksha” at Air Base Pathankot (Punjab), about 0730 hours, the Bomb Disposal team of the Counter Terrorist Task Force, NSG was tasked to remove and recover live grenades, shells and dead bodies of terrorists as part of sanitization operation. The operational area was thickly vegetated and undulating with lot of unexploded grenades and explosive devices. Lieutenant Colonel Niranjan E K volunteered to lead his team for this high risk task of recovering the IEDs and dead bodies of the terrorists. He effectively removed two dead bodies of the terrorists and successfully neutralized the booby trapped IEDs attached to the bodies. Keeping in mind the safety of his team he did not care about his own, and led the recovery of the third body of the terrorist. While doing so, a concealed booby trap grenade blasted and he sustained severe multiple splinter injuries and later martyred. His gallant action ensured a safe passage for the intervening troops to conduct the successful operation and neutralization of two more terrorists. For this act of gallantry he was awarded SHAURYA CHAKRA (Posthumous). He is survived by mother Smt Radha Shivarajan, Wife Dr Radhika K. G. and daughter Vismaya.

 Gajender  Singh
  • Name

    Gajender Singh

  • Rank and Unit

    R-I, 51 SAG

  • Date of Birth

    1972-07-01

  • Date of sacrificing the life

    2008-11-27

  • Place of Martyrdom

    Mumbai, Maharashta

Brief about Gajender Singh

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Born in a small village Ganesh Pur in Dehradun district of Uttarakhand on 1 July 1972, 4073611W R-I Gajender Singh joined the 51 SAG on 8 January 2008. On 27 November 2008 during OPS “Black Tornado” at about 1900 hours R-I Gajender Singh slithered down on top of Nariman House in Mumbai to counter terrorists who had killed 06 foreign hostages and were firing at civilians indiscriminately. Despite of effective fie of terrorist’s fire at close quarters, R-I Gajender Singh led his Squad for rescuing the hostages. He led his team with utmost courage and approached the room where terrorists were holed up with fire and move. At that point of time, a terrorist hurled a grenade at him in which he got injured grievously. Even then he was undeterred and crawled forward to make a forced entry into the room. Terrorists could not fire openly as R-I Gajender had taken position beside the door. Realizing that, terrorists could pose danger to life of his comrades, R-I Gajender Singh immediately charged inside, instantly killing one terrorist and injuring the other. On 28 November 2008, this gallant man succumbs to his injuries in the line of duty towards the nation. R-I Gajender Singh who displayed conspicuous bravery, indomitable spirit of the highest order and made supreme sacrifice for the nation, was awarded with ASHOK CHAKRA (Posthumous). He is survived by wife Smt Vineeta Devi and son Gaurav Bisht and daughter Kumari Preeti.

 Maj Sandeep Unnikrishnan
  • Name

    Maj Sandeep Unnikrishnan

  • Rank and Unit

    Maj, 51 SAG

  • Date of Birth

    1977-03-15

  • Date of sacrificing the life

    2008-11-26

  • Place of Martyrdom

    Mumbai, Maharashtra

Brief about Maj Sandeep Unnikrishnan

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Born in Calicut, Kerala on 15 March 1977, IC-58660H Major Sandeep Unnikrishnan joined 51 SAG NSG on 20 January 2007. On 26 November 2008 during operation “Black Tornado”, 04 terrorists attacked Hotel TAJ Mumbai, killed 80 hostages and injured 240. Maj Sandeep Unnikrishnan led his team, to rescue hostages trapped there. At around 2030 hours, while clearing the rooms, Maj Sandeep Unnikrishnan heard cries of people, taken as hostages by terrorists. In spite of darkness and indiscriminate firing from terrorists, he demonstrated conspicuous courage in locating hostages. His Squad was taking position on both side of the doors, where hostages were located. Realizing entrapped terrorists had opened fire and lobbed grenade over NSG team. Due to this R-II Sunil got injured very badly. Maj Sandeep Unnikrishnan, without caring about his own safety retrieved R-II Sunil from the face of terrorist and also got bullet injury on his right arm. He was Injured but undeterred, he stormed inside all alone, to eliminate the terrorists and free hostages. During this violent engagement he inflicted several injuries to the terrorists, but also got fatally wounded and later martyred. Subsequently the terrorists were neutralized by his team, as they had been already cornered. His absolute act of bravery, unparalleled dedication to the mission and indomitable courage of highest order in the face of enemy, set a perfect example of extraordinary leadership. For this ultimate act of gallantry and self-sacrifice, he was awarded with ASHOK CHAKRA (Posthumous). He is survived by mother Smt Dhanalakshmi Unnikrishnan and father Shri K. Unnikrishnan.

 Nayi Pankaj Kumar
  • Name

    Nayi Pankaj Kumar

  • Rank and Unit

    R-II , 13 SRG NSG

  • Date of Birth

    1979-10-19

  • Date of sacrificing the life

    2007-07-08

  • Place of Martyrdom

    Srinagar J&K

Brief about Nayi Pankaj Kumar

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No. 99722993 R-II Nayi Pankaj Kumar was born in village Samoda of Patan district Gujarat on 19 October 1979. He joined 13 SRG NSG on 15 June 2006. R-II Nayi Pankaj Kumar was deployed at TF Srinagar wef 01 Jun 2007 under ‘Operation Black Panther’ to cover mobile security of Dr Farooq Abdulla. On 08 July 2007 he and R-II Dharmender was detailed to perform escort duty for the vehicle carrying troops of 13 SRG from TF Srinagar location to CRPF convoy ground Srinagar. At about 0715 hrs they left the TF location in PCR (Police Control Room) TATA-407 Vehicle. While returning back from CRPF convoy ground he was hit by a TATA Sumo Reg No. JK 03A 1584 and blown away to some distance. The TATA Sumo also hit the PCR TATA 407 Regn No - JK 01E 0597, in which the above deceased was supposed to board. Subsequently he was taken to PCR Hospital for treatment where he was declared brought dead by Medical Officer. He was survived by father Sh. Chandulal Nayi, mother Smt Sushila Ben, wife Smt Deepa Ben and Son Harish.

 R-II Surendra Kumar
  • Name

    R-II Surendra Kumar

  • Rank and Unit

    R-II/ GD, 53 Bn BSF

  • Date of Birth

    1976-07-07

  • Date of sacrificing the life

    2006-01-30

  • Place of Martyrdom

    Jind Haryana

Brief about R-II Surendra Kumar

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No. 971545658 R-II Surendra Kumar was born on 07 July 1976 in village Bajan Kalan in Sonipat district of Haryana. He joined 12 SRG NSG on 20 February 2005.
R-II Surendra Kumar got deployed at TF Chandigarh to provide mobile security cover to Sh BhajanLal, Ex Chief Minister Haryana under ‘Operation Black Panther’ on 20 Feb 2005. On 30 January 2006 R-II Surendra Kumar laid down his life in an accident of rear escort vehicle of Shri Bhajan Lal, Ex C M Haryana at Jind while on the way from Chandigarh to Fathebad in an out station programme. R-II Surendra Kumar made supreme sacrifice for unparalleled dedication to the mission while in the line of ‘Operation Black Panther’ on 30 January 2006. He is survived by mother Smt Mukesh Devi and father Sh. Om Prakash.

 Suresh Chand Yadav
  • Name

    Suresh Chand Yadav

  • Rank and Unit

    AC-I, 51 SAG

  • Date of Birth

    1961-06-01

  • Date of sacrificing the life

    2002-09-25

  • Place of Martyrdom

    Gandhinagar, Gujrat

Brief about Suresh Chand Yadav

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No. JC-568162M AC –I Suresh Chand Yadav was born on 01 June 1961 in village Khetan Khera of district Alwar, Rajasthan. He joined 51 SAG NSG on 30 December 2001. On 24 September 2002, two armed terrorists entered into the Akshardham Swamy Narayan Temple, Gandhinagar, Gujarat and started firing indiscriminately. The terrorists killed 30 people and injured over 10 people present in the complex. NSG was given responsibility to deal with the situation. AC-I Suresh Chand Yadav who was a part of the Task Force, was leading a group of Commandos to distract the terrorists and provide cover to other Commandos who were advancing to attack the terrorists. The terrorists were in thick shrubs and under cover of darkness. Meanwhile one commando of his team had got a gunshot, AC-I Suresh Chand Yadav without caring for his life and personal safety, moved forward under heavy volume of fire and evacuated the commando safely, after that he realized that his Team Cdr was also pinned down by accurate and heavy fire, AC-I Suresh Chand Yadav crawled forward to give cover fire to his Team Cdr so that he could extricate himself. After establishing contact with his Team Cdr, AC-I Suresh Chand Yadav lobbed grenades and fired at the terrorist. In doing so he came under direct fire of the terrorists, which enabled the rest of the team to close-in safely towards the terrorists in order to neutralize them. When he was less than five meters away from the terrorists, he received a burst of fire direct on to his face seriously wounding him. Despite bleeding profusely, he closed-in further and killed one terrorist in close quarter before succumbing to his injuries. AC-I Suresh Chand Yadav displayed raw courage, total dedication to the mission, leadership and tactical acumen of the highest order and sacrificed his life for the nation during the ”Operation Vajra Shakti” on 25 Sep 2002 . For this act of gallantry he was awarded ASHOK CHAKRA (Posthumous). He was survived by mother Smt Dodi Devi, father Sh. Gokul Ram adav, wife Smt Chandra and three children named Miss Sunita, Master Manoj Kumar and Master Sandeep Singh.

 R-II Surjan Singh
  • Name

    R-II Surjan Singh

  • Rank and Unit

    R-II, 51 SAG

  • Date of Birth

    1979-07-03

  • Date of sacrificing the life

    2002-09-24

  • Place of Martyrdom

    Gandhinagar, Gujrat

Brief about R-II Surjan Singh

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No. 4081190N R-II Surjan Singh was born on 03 July 1979 in village Ranou in District Chamoli of Uttarakhand. He joined 51 SAG NSG on 30 December 2001. On 24 September 2002 R-II Surjan Singh was a part of NSG Task Force to carry out intervention in Akshardham Swamy Narayan Temple, Gandhinagar, Gujarat. Approximately 1000 devotees were trapped inside the Temple. The Task Force located the terrorists outside the main Temple Complex. The terrorists were were positioned under cover and darkness, while NSG personals were not having any cover. The terrorists had to be pinned down to enable own troops to move forward and neutralize the terrorists. R-II Surjan Singh volunteered as scout and moved ahead of his Sqn Cdr, IC-52640Y Maj Tushar Joshi. He crawled ahead behind a low wall, with utter disregard to his own safety. He brought down accurate fire on the terrorists to assist No.3 Squad to move forward. Crawling close to the terrorists, he engaged them with fire. The terrorists retaliated with heavy fire on him. In this action the Sqn Cdr received splinter injuries on his face. R-II Surjan Singh immediately dived and covered Maj Joshi with his body. In the
process, he himself sustained splinter injuries. Despite his injuries, R-II Surjan Singh kept firing and lobbing grenades fixing the terrorists and refused to be evacuated. In order to assist the evacuation of Late AC-I Suresh Chand Yadav, he continued giving covering fire to No 3 Squad at the cost of his own safety. He then noticed the flash of a terrorist’s weapon. As he fired a burst from his carbine, the terrorist retaliated and R-II Surjan Singh received splinter injury on his head. Even as he fell, he refused to part with his weapon till he became unconscious. He displayed exceptional courage, with utter disregard to personal safety, professionalism, spirit-de-corps and devotion to duty of a very high order during “Operation Vajra Shakti” on 25 Sep 2002. For this act of gallantry he was awarded KIRTI CHAKRA (Posthumous). He is survived by father Sh Dhruv singh and mother Smt Sureshi Devi.

 R-II Subhash Chand Sharma
  • Name

    R-II Subhash Chand Sharma

  • Rank and Unit

    R-II, 52 SAG

  • Date of Birth

    1973-06-25

  • Date of sacrificing the life

    1999-09-08

  • Place of Martyrdom

    Doda Jammu and Kashmir

Brief about R-II Subhash Chand Sharma

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No. 13757107A R-II Subhash Chand Sharma was born on 25 June 1973 in village Karyalge of district Bilaspur Himanchal Pradesh. He Joined 52 SAG NSG on 31 December 1997. On 07 September 1999, a column of No 3 Sqn of 52 SAG (NSG) was tasked to lay cordon of a house in which the terrorists were hiding in village Targan, Tehsil, Banihal, District Doda (J&K). On 08 Sep 1999 at about 0100 hrs, the terrorist tried to break the cordon by firing at the cordon party in an attempt to escape under the cover of darkness. R-II Subhash Chand Sharma who was a part of the cordon party came under heavy volume of fire and sustained multiple bullet injuries. Without caring about his personal safety, he immediately retaliated the fire coming from terrorists and killed one of them. R-II Subhash Chand Sharma succumbed to his injuries and made the supreme sacrifice as a conspicuous act of bravery, unparalleled dedication to the mission during Ops Vijay (Ops Rakshak-III) on 08 Sep 1999. He was awarded Sena Medal (Posthumous) for his gallant action. He was survived by Father Sh Inder Ram and Mother Smt Vidya Devi.

 R-II Roshan Lal
  • Name

    R-II Roshan Lal

  • Rank and Unit

    R-II

  • Date of Birth

    1974-01-11

  • Date of sacrificing the life

    1999-08-08

  • Place of Martyrdom

    Village Targan, Tehsil Banihal, District Doda (J&K)

Brief about R-II Roshan Lal

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No 3991656Y R-II Roshan Lal was born on 11 January 1974 in a Village Paplol of District Solan Himachal Pradesh. He joined 52 SAG NSG on 27 December 1997.
On 07 September 1999, a column of No 3 Sqn of 52 SAG (NSG) was tasked to lay cordon of a house in which the terrorists were hiding in village Targan, Tehsil Banihal, District Doda (J&K). On 08 Sep 1999 at about 0100 hrs, the terrorist tried to break the cordon by firing at the cordon party in an attempt to escape under the cover of darkness. R-II Roshan Lal who was a part of the cordon party came under heavy volume of fire and sustained multiple bullet injuries. Without caring about his personal safety, he immediately retaliated the fire coming from terrorists and killed one of them. R-II Roshan Lal succumbed to his injuries and made the supreme sacrifice as a conspicuous act of bravery, unparalleled dedication to the mission during Ops Vijay (Ops Rakshak-III) on 08 Sep 1999. He was awarded Sena Medal (Posthumous) for his gallant action. He was survived by Father Sh. Mohan Singh, Mother Kanta Devi, and wife Smt Savitri Thakur.

 R-II M Subbu
  • Name

    R-II M Subbu

  • Rank and Unit

    R-II, 52 SAG

  • Date of Birth

    1974-08-30

  • Date of sacrificing the life

    1999-03-26

  • Place of Martyrdom

    Doda Jammu & Kashmir

Brief about R-II M Subbu

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No. 15312506W R-II M Subbu was born on 30 August 1974 in Mulandiram in district Tiruvannamalai Tamil Nadu. He joined NSG on 05 October 1998. On 26 March, 1999, M Subbu of 52 SAG, NSG was tasked to carry out combing operation in village Loveletta in Nashnair valley, Distt. Doda (J&K). When the column was de-inducting through village Khel, the leading elements encountered with an IED laid by the terrorists. R-II M Subbu, who had volunteered for leading the column, showed great presence of mind and immediately warned the Group regarding the presence of IED. He in the process could not save himself from the blast and made supreme sacrifice as a conspicuous act of bravery, unparalleled dedication to the mission during Ops Vijay (Ops Rakshak-III) on 26 Mar 1999. He was survived by Father Sh K S Murugesan and mother Smt Indirani.

 R-I Balbir Singh
  • Name

    R-I Balbir Singh

  • Rank and Unit

    R-I/ GD, 29 Bn BSF

  • Date of Birth

    1967-06-02

  • Date of sacrificing the life

    1995-08-31

  • Place of Martyrdom

    Punjab Secretariat, Chandigarh PB

Brief about R-I Balbir Singh

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No 86043402, R-I Balbir Singh was born in village Peepli in District Jhunjhunu of Rajasthan. He joined 12 SRG NSG on 01 October 1989. In August 1995 along with other NSG personnel R-I Balbir Singh was deployed at TF Chandigarh to provide mobile security cover to Late Shri Beant Singh, the then Chief Minister of Punjab, under ‘Operation Black Panther’. On 31 Aug 1995 at about 1713 hours at Punjab Secretariat, Chandigarh when Late Shri Beant Singh was about to get on to his bullet proof car, a powerful bomb blast took place, in which all the three NSG personnel along with Shri Beant Singh died on spot due to sustaining major impact of the blast. R-I Balbir Singh made the supreme sacrifice as a conspicuous act of bravery, unparalleled dedication to the mission during ‘Operation Black Panther’ on 31 Aug 1995. He was survived by father Jagana Ram and wife Saroj Bala.

 R-II Kultar Singh
  • Name

    R-II Kultar Singh

  • Rank and Unit

    R-II/ GD, 04 Bn ITBP

  • Date of Birth

    1966-06-10

  • Date of sacrificing the life

    1995-08-31

  • Place of Martyrdom

    Punjab Secretariat, Chandigarh PB

Brief about R-II Kultar Singh

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No 880150698, R-II Kultar Singh was born in village Jagroop Nagar in District Kangra of Himanchal Pradesh. He joined 12 SRG NSG on 07 December 1991. In August 1995 along with other NSG personnel R-II Kultar Singh was deployed at Chandigarh to provide mobile security cover to Late Shri Beant Singh, the then Chief Minister of Punjab, under ‘Operation Black Panther’. On 31 Aug 1995 at about 1713 hours at Punjab Secretariat, Chandigarh when Shri Beant Singh was about to get on to his bullet proof car, a powerful bomb blast took place, in which all the three NSG personnel along with Late Shri Beant Singh died on spot due to sustaining major impact of the blast. R-II Kultar Singh made the supreme sacrifice as a conspicuous act of bravery, unparalleled dedication to the mission during ‘Operation Black Panther’ on 31 Aug 1995. He was survived by father Sh Shakti Chand and wife Smt Mukesh Lata.

 K Anil Kumar
  • Name

    K Anil Kumar

  • Rank and Unit

    R-II , 13 SRG NSG

  • Date of Birth

    1969-07-25

  • Date of sacrificing the life

    1990-07-06

  • Place of Martyrdom

    Vil: Warnala, Distt: Tarntarn Punjab

Brief about K Anil Kumar

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No 880160799, R-II K Anil Kumar was born in village Pallivilakethuveedu in district Trivandrum of Kerala. He joined 13 SRG NSG on 27 April 1990. On 06 July 1990 during “OPS CLOUD” R-II Anil Kumar was deployed as scout in the southern point of the ambush placed i.e. between Vill-Varnala and Punia, Distt- Tarntaran (Punjab). At about 0130 hrs the party detected 5 to 6 terrorists surreptitiously moving along with the track. R-II K. Anil Kumar who had taken position almost 8 yards away from AC-II H. S. Negi fired upon one of the terrorists who was just in front of him. After getting shot by R-II K Anil Kumar the terrorist armed with deadly automatic weapon started firing indiscriminately which hit R-II K. Anil Kumar on his chest & he succumbed to the injuries on the spot. R-II K. Anil Kumar made the supreme sacrifice as a conspicuous act of bravery, unparalleled dedication to the mission while combating terrorism in Varnala, Tarntaran, (Punjab) during “Ops Cloud” on 06 Jul 1990. He was survived by mother Smt J Santha Kumari

 R-I Ram Chander Singh
  • Name

    R-I Ram Chander Singh

  • Rank and Unit

    R-I, 51 SAG

  • Date of Birth

    1958-10-12

  • Date of sacrificing the life

    1989-08-11

  • Place of Martyrdom

    Tarantarn Punjab

Brief about R-I Ram Chander Singh

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No 13611200N, R-I Ram Chandra Singh (Ex-3 PARA) was born in village Dungiri Panth in District Pauri Garhwal of Uttarakhand. He joined 51 SAG NSG on 18 May 1985. R-I Ram Chander Singh was a part of group 51 SAG NSG and was deployed in Punjab during “OP MOUSE TRAP’. He was a member of ambush party operating against the terrorists in the area of Tarantaran (Punjab). On 11 Aug 1989 at about 2130 hrs on way to the ambush side in village Kairon an encounter took place with the terrorists in the area of Sarhali Khurd. During the heavy gun battle R-I Ram Chander Singh got fatal gunshot wounds and lost his life. R-I Ram Chander Singh made supreme sacrifice while on duty under ‘OP MOUSE TRAP’ on 11 Aug 1989. His family consists of father Sh Amar Singh, wife Smt Laxmi Devi and Daughter Arti.

 R-II Ram Chander
  • Name

    R-II Ram Chander

  • Rank and Unit

    R-II/ GD, 10 Bn RAC

  • Date of Birth

    1962-08-01

  • Date of sacrificing the life

    1987-11-03

  • Place of Martyrdom

    Ranchi Jharkhand

Brief about R-II Ram Chander

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No 384 R-II Ram Chander was born in village Bhorki in district Jhunjhunu of Rajasthan. He joined 12 SRG NSG on 25 September 1987. On 03 Nov 1987, a Dett of NSG accompanied Late Shri Buta Singh, the then Home Minister of India in BSF Aircraft for Ranchi under Operation Black Panther. The party left Ranchi at about 0730 hours to cover two public meetings of HM at Belangi and Gumla (Distt Ranchi). After public meeting at Gumla both helicopters took off for Ranchi at 1645 hours. Due to poor visibility and inclement weather the helicopter carrying VIP returned back to Gumla. But the other helicopter continued to move towards Ranchi and did not return back. The helicopter which was carrying two NSG personnel and other 03 occupants had crashed near Ranchi and all the five occupants died in the fatal crash. R-II Ram Chander laid down his life while in the line of ‘Operation Black Panther’ near Ranchi on 03 Nov 1987. He was survived by father Sh Jutha Ram and wife Smt Purni Devi.

 AC-II S S Shekhawat
  • Name

    AC-II S S Shekhawat

  • Rank and Unit

    AC-II , 13 SRG

  • Date of Birth

    1963-08-14

  • Date of sacrificing the life

    1987-11-03

  • Place of Martyrdom

    Ranchi Jharkhand

Brief about AC-II S S Shekhawat

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No 851570344, AC-II S S Shekhawat was born in village Gothra in district Jhunjhunu of Rajasthan. He joined 13 SRG NSG on 14 January 1986. On 03 Nov 1987, a Dett of NSG accompanied Late Shri Buta Singh, the then Home Minister of India in BSF Aircraft for Ranchi under Operation Black Panther. The party left Ranchi at about 0730 hours to cover two public meetings of HM at Belangi and Gumla (Distt Ranchi). After public meeting at Gumla both helicopters took off for Ranchi at 1645 hours. Due to poor visibility and inclement weather the helicopter carrying VIP returned back to Gumla. But the other helicopter continued to move towards Ranchi and did not return back. The helicopter which was carrying two NSG personnel and other 03 occupants had crashed near Ranchi and all the five occupants died in the fatal crash. AC-II S S Shekhawat laid down his life while in the line of ‘Operation Black Panther’ near Ranchi on 03 Nov 1987. He was survived by father Sh Amar singh, mother Smt Chandra Kanwar and wife Smt Suman Shekhawat.

 R-I Rama Shankar Singh
  • Name

    R-I Rama Shankar Singh

  • Rank and Unit

    R-I, 51 SAG

  • Date of Birth

    1953-01-20

  • Date of sacrificing the life

    1985-04-29

  • Place of Martyrdom

    Punjab

Brief about R-I Rama Shankar Singh

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No 1360723Y R-1 Rama Shankar Singh was born in village Kerila Kala in district Gazipur of Uttar Pradesh on 20 January 1953. He joined 51 SAG NSG on 19 March 1985. On 29 April 1985, at about 0300 hours, Capt. Dominic (Post Cdr) along with R-I Rama Shankar and R-II Satya Ram Chauhan crossed river Ravi in a boat to check the block sites. R-I Rama Shankar made the supreme sacrifice while deployed to clear the above block in the line of ‘OP DRAGNET’ in Punjab on 29 April 1985. His family consists of father Sh. Ramdev singh, wife Smt Mewati Devi, daughters Phool Mati, Gita, Indu, Rina, and Ramita.

 AC-II H S Negi
  • Name

    AC-II H S Negi

  • Rank and Unit

    AC-II , 13 SRG

  • Date of Birth

    1964-06-03

  • Date of sacrificing the life

    1990-07-06

  • Place of Martyrdom

    Vill Warnala Distt Tarntarn Punjab

Brief about AC-II H S Negi

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No 851580032, AC-II H S Negi was born in village Pauri in District Pauri Garhwal of Uttarakhand. He joined 13 SRG NSG on 20 August 1987. On 06 July 1990 during “OPS CLOUD” AC-II H S Negi was deployed as scout in the southern point of the ambush placed i.e. between Vill-Varnala and Punia, Distt- Tarntaran (Punjab). At about 0130 hrs the party detected 5 to 6 terrorists surreptitiously moving along with the track. The ambush party waited till the terrorists walked into the killing zone. AC-II H. S. Negi realized that the long grass grown in that area had become impediment in effective neutralization of the terrorists. He in a glaring act of courage came out in open & fired shots on terrorists and intermittently resumed cover. Meanwhile, one of the terrorists sneaked away behind and fired a round of burst on AC-II H S Negi which hit him on his body and later he succumbed. AC-II H S Negi made the supreme sacrifice as a conspicuous act of bravery, unparalleled dedication to the mission while combating terrorism in Varnala, Tarntaran, (Punjab) during “Ops Cloud” on 06 Jul 1990. He was survived by father Sh. M S Negi, mother Smt Kalpeswari Devi, wife Smt Bijayanti Devi, son Anurag Negi and Daughter Akansha Negi.