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We salute our brave commandos!!!

Discussion in 'Indian Army' started by Levina, Oct 30, 2017.

  1. HAMMER HEAD

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    Ma'am you have taken the BALIDAN DAGGER in a wrong sense, it Signifies the ULTIMATE SACRIFICE, if the TASK DEMANDS SO . Rest assured these men are GHOSTS everything else is operationally under the spectrum of THE BALIDAN BADGE WHICH IS POINTING DOWN AND SHALL COME DOWN PIERCING THE ENEMY's HEART Fulfilling the meaning of the word SHATRUJEET APTLY.
     
  2. NKVD

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    Its About Valor And Daring Which Makes Human Think beyond there Physical Limits And Intellectual Limits To achieve Impossible Goals

    And that really makes them Immortals

    This Letter before the final assault on Tololing. Capt. Vijyant Thapar (Robin) left this letter at the from the attack area, to be handed over to his family in case he failed to return.

    @Levina This Will Guide you What Balidaan is All About What Its Signifies in Heart of Soldier

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  3. Levina

    Levina Colonel on stilettos SENIOR MEMBER

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    @Bloom 17 this was the good news I was talking abt. :)
     
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  4. Levina

    Levina Colonel on stilettos SENIOR MEMBER

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    Being an army brat i think I understand what a soldier feels.

    I was specifically talking about Para SF’s insignia.
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    @Sancho ICYMI :)
     
  5. Ved Mishra

    Ved Mishra Lieutenant FULL MEMBER

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    True but still relevant.
     
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  6. Hindustani78

    Hindustani78 2nd Lieutant FULL MEMBER

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    Posted at: Nov 20, 2017, 2:05 AM; last updated: Nov 20, 2017, 2:05 AM (IST)
    Tributes paid to IAF commando killed in Kashmir
    http://www.tribuneindia.com/news/ch...to-iaf-commando-killed-in-kashmir/500545.html

    Chandigarh: Air Force personnel on Sunday paid floral tributes to Corporal Jyoti Prakash Nirala, a member of the IAF’s Garud Special Forces who was killed in anti-terrorist operations at Hajin in Kashmir on Saturday. The 31-year-old commando is survived by his wife Sushma Nand and a three-and-a-half-year-old daughter Jigyasa Kumari, who were residing in Chandigarh. He is the third Air Force commando in recent months to be killed in anti-terrorist operations in Kashmir.

    Nirala’s mortal remains were airlifted from Srinagar to Chandigarh on Sunday for onward movement to his native place Badiladih village in Rohtas district of Bihar where the last rites will take place with full military honours.

    Among those who laid wreaths on the coffin were the Air Officer Commanding 12 Wing, Air Commodore Arun Solanki, the Air Officer Commanding 3 Base Repair Depot, Air Commodore Sanjeev Sinha, and other senior officers posted here. For the past few months, the Air Force has been embedding Garud commandos with Army formations deployed in Jammu and Kashmir for operational experience and live situational training.

    The Garud force was established in 2004 to provide the IAF with a specialised ground force for guarding high-value strategic assets and undertake special operations like airborne assault, special reconnaissance, combat search and rescue, anti-hijacking and hostage rescue. TNS

    IAF personnel pay tributes to commando Jyoti Prakash Nirala (below) during a wreath-laying ceremony in Chandigarh on Sunday. Tribune Photos: Nitin Mittal
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    Sushma Nand(2nd from right), wife of the martyr.
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  7. Golden_Rule

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    They do win battles.
     
  8. Golden_Rule

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    My eyes became wet reading this last letter of Vijyant Thapar .. a man who knew this will be his last, but still has beautiful thoughts to convey to his loved ones.

    Sadly there are vultures like Chidambaram, Farookh Abdullah, Digvijay,Kejriwal, Pappu, the whole Congress clan, who pillage and rape the nation and its citizens who are protected by martyrs like Vijyant.

    Salute to Vijayant. Jai Hind.
     
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  9. Hindustani78

    Hindustani78 2nd Lieutant FULL MEMBER

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    Ministry of Defence
    21-November, 2017 10:58 IST
    Monetary Allowance for Widows of Gallantry Awards Recipients

    Recipients of the gallantry awards are entitled to the monetary allowance as per the letter of 1972 of Ministry of Defence (MoD), superseded by letter in 1995 of the MoD, which have been revised from time to time. As per the existing condition for grant of monetary allowance, the allowance shall be admissible to the recipient of the award and on his death to his widow lawfully married by a valid ceremony. The widow will continue to receive the allowance until her re-marriage or death. The payment of the allowance will, however, be continued to a widow who re-marries the late husband’s brother and lives a communal life with the living heir eligible for family pension.

    Representations were received from various quarters to remove the condition of the widow’s remarriage with the late husband’s brother for continuation of the monetary allowance.

    This issue was considered by the Government of India and it has now been decided to remove the condition of the widow’s remarriage with the late husband’s brother for continuation of the monetary allowance vide MoD letter dated November 16, 2017.

    The revised condition for grant of monetary allowance for recipients of gallantry awards is as under:-

    The allowance shall be admissible to the recipient of the award and on his death to his widow lawfully married by a valid ceremony. The widow will continue to receive the allowance until her death.

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    Updated: Nov 21, 2017 20:39 IST
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    Army chief Gen Bipin Rawat pays homage to soldiers killed in a militant ambush on Jammu-Srinagar national highway, in New Delhi in April 2017. (PTI File Photo)

    http://www.hindustantimes.com/india...-to-remarry/story-iSEsTzlx1WvNgUyUdhbq0N.html

    A soldier’s widow will be eligible to draw monetary allowance for her husband’s gallantry even if she remarries someone other than her brother-in-law.

    The defence ministry on Tuesday announced that it has done away with a rule that mandated that an army widow would continue to get the monetary allowance only if she remarried the late soldier’s brother.

    In a statement, the ministry said it had received representations from several quarters to remove the condition for continuation of the monetary allowance.

    The archaic provision limited a widow’s option to make a fresh start in life.

    The provision stated that a widow will continue to receive the allowance until her remarriage or death, but she would be entitled to the money if she remarried her husband’s brother.

    It “has now been decided to remove the condition of the widow’s remarriage ... vide MoD letter dated November 16, 2017,” the ministry statement said.

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    http://www.deccanherald.com/content/644180/trooper-militant-killed-gunfight-near.html

    An army man and a militant were killed in a brief encounter near the Line of Control (LoC) in the Keran sector of north Kashmir's Kupwara district on Wednesday.

    Sources said soldiers of army's 9-Sikh Li were patrolling near the Chunkan Post in Keran sector when they came under heavy fire from militants around 1.45 pm. The armymen retaliated and in the exchange of fire, three soldiers sustained injuries, one of whom later succumbed to the injuries.

    Defence spokesperson Colonel Rajesh Kalia said it was an infiltration bid, which was foiled by Indian troops. "One terrorist was killed in the operation, while one soldier was martyred and two others injured," he said.

    The slain armyman has been identified as Sandeep Singh of 9-Sikh Li. Sources said additional reinforcements of army's paratroopers have been rushed to the spot and searches are underway.

    The incident comes a day after three militants and a trooper were killed in two separate encounters in the same district.

    Security forces have killed nearly 200 militants across the Valley this year. Out of these, over 80 were locals while 115 were foreign terrorists.

    Of the 115 foreign terrorists, 66 terrorists were killed near the LoC (Line of Control) while infiltrating.

    In the wake of the rising casualties, army sources said the militants from across the LoC are making desperate attempts to ensure maximum infiltration before the traditional routes wre closed by the snow.

    "The army expects infiltration and the coming weeks will be tough from the security point of view. Terrorist infrastructure is in intact across the LoC, on the LoC and in the hinterland," they said.

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    Sepoy Mandeep Singh
    http://www.tribuneindia.com/news/nation/sepoy-from-batala-dies-as-infiltration-foiled/502130.html
    Tribune News Service

    Srinagar, November 22

    A soldier, Sepoy Mandeep Singh, 32, from Chahal Khurd village in Batala, Gurdaspur, was killed as troops repelled an infiltration bid which left a militant dead in the remote Keran sector of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district today.

    “Two soldiers have been injured and shifted to hospital,” Defence spokesman Col Rajesh Kalia said.

    An operation is underway to trace the militants who may have sneaked into the Kashmir valley. Reinforcements have been rushed to the area, he added.

    With winter approaching, there has been a rise in the number of infiltration attempts this month as heavy snowfall cuts off Valley routes.

    Keran sector is a key infiltration route for the militants from across the border. The fresh infiltration attempt in the sector comes a day after three militants and a soldier were killed in two gunfights in the frontier district.

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    http://www.tribuneindia.com/news/ja...arch-operation-on-in-keran-sector/502482.html
    Even as the Army paid tributes to two soldiers killed in two operations in Kupwara district, searches are underway in the Keran sector where an infiltration bid was foiled on Wednesday.

    Defence sources said the combing operation were going on in the forest area of Keran in the hunt of militants, who might be hiding in the area after the infiltration bid was foiled. However, no contact with militants was established.

    “The operation is on,” the sources said. Sepoy Mandeep Singh of 9 Sikh Light Infantry was killed in Keran while foiling the infiltration bid that also left a militant dead. Meanwhile, the Army today paid befitting tributes to two of its soldiers, who were killed during two operations in Kupwara on November 21 and 22, respectively.

    “In a solemn ceremony at Badami Bagh Cantonment, Lt Gen JS Sandhu, Corps Commander, Chinar Corps, and all ranks paid homage to the martyrs on the behalf of a proud nation. In a show of solidarity, officials and representatives from the state government and other security agencies also joined in paying their last respects to the martyrs,” a defence spokesman said.

    Rifleman Jitender Kumar, 23, sustained bullet injuries during a fierce operation in Zarhama, Kupwara, on November 21 while trying to intercept LeT militants. Sepoy Mandeep Singh, 32, from Punjab had joined the Army in 2004. He is survived by his wife and a son.
     
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  10. Hindustani78

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    Srinagar, November 25, 2017 13:47 IST
    Updated: November 25, 2017 16:06 IST
    http://www.thehindu.com/news/nation...-body-found/article20883685.ece?homepage=true

    Bullet-riddled body of Irfan Ahmad Mir was recovered from an orchard in Watmullah Keegam area of Shopian.
    Militants abducted and killed 23-year-old Territorial Army jawan Irfan Ahmad Mir and his bullet-riddled body was found on Saturday in Shopian district of south Kashmir, the Army said.

    The body was recovered from an orchard in Watmullah Keegam area of Shopian, an Army official said. He was a resident of Sezan Keegam.

    Mehbooba, Omar condemn killing
    Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti condemned Mir’s killing. “Strongly condemn the brutal killing of Irfan Ahmed, a brave Territorial Army soldier at Shopian. Such heinous acts will not weaken our resolve to establish peace and normalcy in the Valley,” she said on Twitter.

    Former Chief Minister Omar Abdullah also condemned the killing. “The murder of young Irfan Dar is a very tragic & reprehensible act. My unqualified condemnation & heartfelt condolences to his family,” he tweeted.

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  11. InfoWarrior

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    All brave hearts who participated in surgical strike should be promoted to Officer ranks eventually.

    One of ours got injured by landmine, how come we don't use landmines against the infiltrators.
     
  12. Hindustani78

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    A large number of people gathered at R.N. Shetty Stadium here on Tuesday to pay their last respects to CRPF Jawan Manjunath Jakkannavar on Sunday night. They included youths, officials, army personnel, NCC cadets, volunteers of Scouts and Guides, college students and people from different walks of life.

    As the mortal remains of Manjunath arrived in an army truck, people waived the tri-colour and shouted slogans such as ‘Manjunath Amar Rahe’, and ‘Manjunath-Tiger of Mangundi’. Some of them sang patriotic songs.

    CRPF jawans from Nagpur carried the coffin wrapped with the national flag and placed it on an elevated platform. Deputy Commissioner of Dharwad S.B. Bommanahalli, Superintendent of Police G. Sangeeta, and members of North Karnataka Sainik Welfare Association paid their last respects. After that people were allowed in a line to get a last glimpse of the martyred solider.

    As the body arrived at the village, a large number of residents raised slogans in praise of the soldier. The parents, wife, family members and his children were inconsolable as the mortal remains reached their house.

    After traditional rituals, the body was buried out at the village graveyard with full state honours. Three rounds of bullets were fired in the air and the police band played the national anthem before the burial took place. Subsequently CRPF personnel handed over the uniform of the martyred soldier to his wife.

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    http://www.hindustantimes.com/india...man-s-death/story-WMGmkto2fKmH5ouc4UxF3M.html

    A pall of gloom descended on Kirmach village of Kurukshetra district soon after the news of BSF head constable Chanderbhan Verma’s death in Jammu and Kashmir’s Bandipora district reached here this morning.

    The villagers are unaware about the cause of his death, but said the body of the 40-year-old soldier will reach the village by the evening.

    Chanderbhan is survived by his wife, Bina Devi, and two children, a son who studies in Class X and a daughter who is in Class V. His father, Harichand Verma, is also an ex-serviceman.

    Kurukshetra deputy commissioner, Sumedha Kataria, told Hindustan Times that she had been informed about Chanderbha’s death by the BSF authorities. “I was told that he was found injured in the camp in Bandipura district of the Jammu and Kashmir, and was declared dead by the doctors at the army hospital,” said Kataria.

    There are reports that he was allegedly shot by another BSF jawan following a heated argument, but the local authorities refused to confirm them.

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    Harichand Verma, father of the BSF trooper killed in Bandipora. Tribune photo
    http://www.tribuneindia.com/news/ha...a-family-unaware-of-circumstances/504889.html

    Vishal Joshi
    Tribune News Service

    Kirmach (Kurukshetra), November 28


    A feeling of despair and sorrow gripped the villagers here after the news of BSF Head Constable Chanderbhan Verma’s death in Kashmir came this morning. However, confusion prevailed among the family members on how the trooper died.

    The aggrieved family claimed they were telephonically informed by the BSF authorities that Chanderbhan, 40, was killed after terrorists targeted a BSF camp at Bandipora district last night.

    “We got a message that Chander sustained 10 bullets and he died instantly. He was a brave soldier and a caring family man,” said Amrit Verma, elder brother of the deceased.

    According to the media reports from Jammu and Kashmir, Chanderbhan was allegedly shot by his colleague following a heated argument, but the district authorities here refused to confirm this. Sumedha Kataria, Kurukshetra Deputy Commissioner, told The Tribune that she got a communication from the BSF authorities stating Chanderbhan was found injured in the BSF camp in Bandipura district.

    Later he was declared dead by the doctors at the army hospital, said the DC.

    The deceased is survived by his wife Bina Devi and two children, a son who studies in Class XI and a daughter who is in Class V. His father, Harichand Verma, had retired from the BSF.

    The deceased’s younger brother Ajay Verma is also in the paramilitary force and posted in Gujarat for election duty. Ajay had left Gujarat to attend the funeral of his brother.

    The deceased’s body is expected to reach Kirmach on Wednesday, said the family.
     
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