Rajputana Rifles(Search results - 3)
ViewsMay 27, 2020, 7:56 PM IST
'If I turn back, shoot me': A review of Captain Vijyant Thapar’s biography
29 June 1999 - On a sunny afternoon in Noida, more than a lakh people had gathered to pay their last respects to Lt. Vijyant Thapar, whose body was flown in by the Indian Airlines earlier that day. Col Virendra Thapar, Vijyant’s father, was a third-generation military man in the family. ‘Robin’ as he was affectionately called, Lt. Vijyant Thapar, led a company platoon of the 2 Rajputana Rifles that fought in the Battle of Knoll, Three Pimples and Lone Hill during the Kargil War in 1999. A story of a braveheart is revisited by Neha Dwivedi and Col Thapar in ‘Vijyant at Kargil: The Life of a Kargil Hero’.
IndiaMay 20, 2019, 6:49 PM IST
Havaldar Piru Singh: Died bayoneting enemy troops while fatally injured in Indo-Pakistan war
Seeing more than half of the section killed or wounded, Havaldar Piru Singh did not lose courage. With battle cries, he encouraged the remaining men and rushed forward with great determination onto the nearest enemy MMG position