Let’s Remember Param Vir Chakra Manoj Kumar Pandey On His 41st Birthday

Md Imtiaz

June 25th, 2016

Manoj Kumar Pandey

Image Source: ADGPI

A Martyr to be remembered forever

The Kargil war will always remain to be an epitome of great sacrifices made by our brave Indian soldiers who valiantly fought and proved their sheer might against the enemy of the nation. One of the greatest combating souls of the fierce war was Captain Manoj Kumar Pandey who lost fighting for the country at the age of 24. Today, he would have turned 41. Born to a small time businessman in Lucknow, he had always aspired to serve for the nation. Since childhood, he was a good sportsman that later turned out to be of immense help for Manoj Kumar.


Bravery until the last breath

He took charge of many operations during the Kargil war to recapture peaks of India from the hands of the enemy. He led the men and fought fiercely to drive back the intruders at Batalik Sector. He also climbed the impenetrable Jubar top — inaccessible through the plain land, which became an important location for the Pakistani. It was at the Jubar top, he led the team and attacked enemy bunkers, but while doing so, he sustained bullet injuries on his shoulders and legs. He continued attacking the bunkers and destroyed the last bunker with a grenade. He fought relentlessly till his last breath.


Badge of honour

He was conferred the Param Vir Chakra posthumously for his fight had paved the way for India’s valour. A gallery in the Kargil War Museum at Drass is named after the brave Manoj Kumar Pandey and the National Defence Academy named the science block as Manoj Pandey Block in memory of the dark knight of Kargil war.

The Logical Indian salutes the bravery exhibited by Capt Manoj Kumar Pandey. We will always remember that it was your and many others courage and sacrifice that has kept us safe and secure till date.

Share your thoughts..

Related Stories

Amit Phangal and Gaurav Bidhuri march into the quarter finals of World Boxing Championships

The Unfolding Of Kargil War – Remembering Our Brave Hearts On The 18th Kargil Vijay Diwas

Allegations Of Murdering Wife For Dowry

Husband In Jail On Allegations Of Murdering Wife For Dowry, Wife Found Alive With Lover

Arunachal’s Son, Nation’s Pride: Martyr Hangpan Dada Honoured With Ashoka Chakra – The Highest Military Award

Visually Impaired Person Denied Job After Receiving Offer Letter

Captain K Nachiketa

Once A Prisoner Of War In Pakistan’s Custody, This War Hero Is Now Indian Air Force Pilot

Latest on The Logical Indian

Awareness

Restaurants To Face Jail, Fine For Selling Mineral Water Above MRP: Centre To Supreme Court

News

Please Don’t Lecture On Nationalism, Says Former PM Dr Manmohan Singh to PM Narendra Modi

My Story

My Story: I Have No Regrets Even Though We Are Poor. He Takes Cares For Our Daughter When I Work

News

Rs.100 Crore Fraudulently Transferred From Jharkhand Government’s Account To A Private Company

News

Goa Gets Its First Mobile Food Testing Van

News

11 French Tourists Allegedly Beaten By Local Boys In Uttar Pradesh; 8 Arrested