The Heroes of Kargil - A Tribute

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List of Honored Brave Soldiers

The nation on 15th August 1999 once again saluted the unparalled bravery of soldiers of Indian Armed Forces by awarding them various gallantry awards. Below is the list of those 264 brave soldiers with the awards they were bestowed upon.

Param Vir Chakra

  • Capt. Vikram Batra, 13 JAK Rifles - Posthumous
  • Lt. Manoj Kumar Pandey, 1/11 Gorkha Rifles - Posthumous
  • Grenedier Yogender Singh Yadav, 18 Grenediers
  • Rifleman Sanjay Kumar, 13 JAK Rifles- Posthumous

Maha Vir Chakra

  • Maj. Vivek Gupta, 2 Rajputana Rifles
  • Maj. Padmapani Acharya, 2 Rajputana Rifles
  • Capt. N Kenguruse, 2 Rajputana Rifles
  • Naik Digendra Kumar, 2 Rajputana Rifles
  • Maj. Rajesh Singh Adhikari, 18 Grenadiers
  • Lt. Balwan Singh, 18 Grenadiers
  • Capt. Anuj Nayyar, 17 Jat
  • Lt. Keshing Clifford Nongrum, 12 JAK Light Infantry
  • Major Sonam Wangchuk, Ladakh Scouts

Vir Chakra

  • Col Umesh Singh Bawa, 
  • Col Lalit Rai, 
  • Col M.B. Ravindranat (posthumous), 
  • Lt Col Yogesh Kumar Joshi, 
  • Maj S. Vijay Bhaskar, 
  • Maj Deepak Rampal, 
  • Maj Vikas Vohra,
  • Maj Amrinder Singh Kasana, 
  • Maj Rajesh Sah, 
  • Maj Mohit Saxena, 
  • Maj M. Saravanan (posthumous), 
  • Capt Shyamal Sinha. 
  • Capt Amol Kalia (posthumous), 
  • Capt Sachin Annarao Nimbalkar, 
  • Capt Sanjeev Singh. 
  • Capt Haneef Uddin (posthumous). 
  • Capt Sumeet Roy (posthumous), 
  • Capt Maridhvodan Veetil Sooraj, 
  • Capt Jintu Gogoi (posthumous), 
  • Capt R.Jery Prem Raj (posthumous), 
  • Lt Vijyant Thapar (posthumous), 
  • Sub Chhering Stobdan. 
  • Sub Bahadur Singh (posthumous), 
  • Sub Lobzang Chhotak (posthumous), 
  • Sub Randhir Singh (posthumous), 
  • Sub Bhawar Lal (posthumous), 
  • Sub Raghunath Singh

Kargil War Heroes



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