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Captain Keishing Clifford Nongrum The Indian Martyrs

Captain Keishing Clifford Nongrum born on the 7th of March 1975 was an Indian Army officer of the 12th Jammu and Kashmir Light Infantry and was granted the Maha Vir Chakra after his death, India’s second most noteworthy chivalry grant, for model bravery in battle during activities in the Kargil War in 1999.

Keishing Clifford Nongrum was born and raised in Shillong, Meghalaya, India, in a Christian family. His dad, Keishing Peter, worked at the State Bank of India while his mom, Saily Nongrum, is a housewife. Nongrum got his secondary school instruction from Don Bosco Technical School, Shillong, and went to St. Anthony’s College, Shillong. He was a splendid understudy who reliably performed well in scholastics and sports. He moved on from the Officers Training Academy, Chennai, and was commissioned into the 12th regiment of the Jammu and Kashmir Light Infantry.

At the time of the 1999 war, his brigade was presented in the Batalik sector. The mission was appointed to the 12th Jammu and Kashmir Light Infantry on the 30th of June 1999 to catch the deliberately significant Point 4812 in the Batalik area. Capt Nongrum was entrusted to lead the attack group for this basic mission. attained martyrdom on July 1st, 1999 while capturing Point 4812. Capt Nongrum was granted the Mahavir Chakra for his act of bravery.