Subedar Major (Then Rifleman) SANJAY KUMAR

Param Vir Chakra

Award / Date of Action Param Vir Chakra , 04-07-1999
Service Indian Army
Service Number 13760533
Rank Subedar Major (Then Rifleman)
Unit/Regiments/Corps 13 JAMMU AND KASHMIR RIFLES
Son Of Durga Ram
Mother's Name Bhag Devi
Resident Of (Village/District/State/Domicile) Bilaspur State - (HP)
War/Operation/Battle Kargil War/ Op VIJAY
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A bust of Param Vir Chakra Awardee Rifleman Sanjay Kumar at the National War Memorial in Delhi.   (Source: National War Memorial)

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  7. Maj Gen Ian Cardozo, Rishi Kumar, “Param Vir Chakra: Sanjay Kumar”, Comic book, Roli Books,
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  9. Pune: Param Vir Chakra Awardee Sub Maj Sanjay Kumar becomes Instructor for NDA Cadets ( (Accessed on 25 May 2022)
  10. How wounded Sanjay Kumar facilitated capture of Area Flat Top in Kargil War ( (Accessed on 25 May 2022)
  11. Capture of crucial Point-4875 important objective: Goswami, ( (Accessed on 25 May 2022)
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  13. The War Decorated India & Trust (Accessed on 25 may 2022)
  14. Kargil Vijay Diwas 2019: The Story of Param Vir Chakra Awardee Sanjay Kumar ( (Accessed on 25 May 2022)
  15. Pune: Posted at NDA, Param Vir Chakra recipient promoted as Subedar Major ( (Accessed on 25 May 2022)


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