India will never forget these 6 stories of valour

First Published Oct 22, 2020, 1:28 PM IST

Over a thousand soldiers martyred, another 3000 injured. The first India-Pakistan war has left a lasting imprint on the nation's mind. Barely two months after independence, on October 22, 1947, Pakistan's proxy raiders backed by its army invaded Jammu and Kashmir to capture it. The raiders plundered and killed hundreds of innocent people before being ruthlessly defeated by the Indian armed forces.