ISBN 9788174369000,Param Vir Chakra - Manoj Pandey

Param Vir Chakra - Manoj Pandey


Ian Cardozo


Roli Books



Roli Books

Publication Year 2013

ISBN 9788174369000

ISBN-10 8174369007

Paper Back

Number of Pages 32 Pages
Language (English)

Salvation Army

The 1999 Kargil War brought out the best in Indian soldiers. Amongst them were four heroes whose actions helped to turn the tide in Indias favour. These four were awarded the Param Vir Chakra, Indias highest gallantry award in the face of the enemy. They were Captain Vikram Batra, Lieutenant Manoj Kumar Pandey, Rifleman Sanjay Kumar and Grenadier Yogendra Singh Yadav. Lieutenant Manoj Pandey was instrumental in throwing the enemy forces out from the Batalik sector. Lieutenant Manoj Pandey could always be counted upon as someone who took up the most difficult challenges in the Army. His unmatched daredevilry is what enabled him to destroy four Pakistani posts during this war. He charged towards the last bunker with a grenade in his hand and the war cry ayo gorkhali on his lips. The many guns that pointed at him ineffective in inciting any fear in the braveheart