Param Vir Chakra

Award / Date of Action Param Vir Chakra (Posthumous) , 18-11-1962
Service Indian Army
Service Number IC-6400
Unit/Regiments/Corps 13 KUMAON
Son Of Lieutenant Colonel Hem Singh
Mother's Name N/A
Resident Of (Village/District/State/Domicile) Jodhpur, Rajasthan
War/Operation/Battle 1962 Sino-India War
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Postal stamp detailing Major Shaitan Singh Param Vir Chakra

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  1. History of the Conflict with China, 1962. P.B Sinha. Col A.A. Athale (1992). History Division, Ministry of Defence, Government of India.
  2. Stories of Heroism (PVC & MVC Winners) Dr B.C Chakravorty. Edited by Dr U.P Thapliyal (2005). Allied Publishers Limited and Ministry of Defence, Government of India.
  3. Ballabh, Anand, Insights into Infantry Regiments: A Basic Factbook. Forward Books publications. New Delhi (2013)
  4. Param Vir: Our Heroes in Battle. Maj Gen Ian Cardozo. (2003). The Lotus Collection, Roli Books Pvt. Ltd. New Delhi, India.
  5. Honourpoint: An Online Memorial for every Indian Soldier. (Accessed on 02 November 2022)
  6. Major Shaitan Singh, PVC ( (Accessed on 02 November 2022)
  7. 1962 War: How Major Shaitan Singh and his men fought to defend Rezang La (Accessed on 02 November 2022)
  8. Major Shaitan Singh remembered on 59th martyrdom in Jodhpur ( (Accessed on 02 November 2022)
  9. Major Shaitan Singh, “The Hero of Rezang La” in 1962 War (Accessed on 02 November 2022)
  10. The War Decorated India & Trust (Accessed on 02 November 2022)


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