CAPTAIN VIKRAM BATRA

Param Vir Chakra(Posthumous)

Captain Vikram Batra, Param Vir Chakra(P), 13 Jammu and Kashmir Rifles

Award / Date of Action Param Vir Chakra
Year of Award 1999 (Independence Day)
Service Indian Army
Service Number IC-57556
Rank (At the time of Award) CAPTAIN
Unit/Regiments/Corps 13 JAMMU AND KASHMIR RIFLES
Son Of GIRDHARI LALBATRA
Mother's Name KAMALBATRA
Resident Of (Village/District/State/Domicile) KANGRA ,HP
War/Operation/Battle N/A
Citation

Capt Vikram Batra, PVC was an officer of the Indian Army, awarded with the ParamVir Chakra (PVC), India's highest and most prestigious award for valour, for hisactions during the 1999 Kargil War. He led one of the toughest ops in mountainwarfare in Indian history.

Born:9 Sep 1974,Palampur

Died:7 July 1999,Kargil

Battles : Kargil War; Op VIJAY Battle of Pt 5140; Battle of Pt 4875

Parents: G.L. Batra, Kamal Kanta Batra

Siblings : Vishal Batra

Awards: Param VirChakra

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Dear Soldier, this Nation is blessed to have such sons of the soil. Your sacrifice will be eternally remembered.

Contributed by Samriddhi Thakur on GallantryPedia on 2021-12-03 16:39:41

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