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Major Rajesh Singh Adhikari

Major Rajesh Singh Adhikari born in December 1970, was an Indian Army official who attends martyrdom in the hour of the Kargil War.

Major Rajesh Singh Adhikari was awarded the second most noteworthy Indian military honor after martyrdom, the Maha Vir Chakra for courage on the front line.

Adhikari has raised in Nainital. a town in the Kumaon valley in northern India. He finished his tutoring at St. Joseph’s College in 1987, Intermediate from Government Inter College, Nainital, and B.Sc. from Kumaon University in the year 1992. He went to the Indian Military Academy, ahead of the military institute in India. Major Rajesh Singh was commissioned in the Indian Army on the 11th of December 1993. In the wake of moving on from the Academy, he joined the 2 Mech. Infantry of the Indian Army. He was posted in 18 Grenadiers at the hour of the Kargil War.

At the point when hefty battling broke out in the Kargil district of the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir by Pakistan armed force, the Indian Army was ordered to free the statures from those militants. Numerous extreme fights occurred in the district. It was one of the main fights, the Battle of Tololing, where Rajesh made a courageous penance.

On 30th of May 1999, as a piece of legion activities to catch the Tololing highlight, Major Rajesh Singh Adhikari, 18 Grenadiers was entrusted to make sure about the underlying traction by catching its forward prod where the foe held an emphatically sustained development position. The post was situated in a tricky, precipitous territory at around 15,000 feet and covered with a day off. While Major Rajesh Singh Adhikari was driving his group towards the target, he was shot at from two commonly supporting shelters with all-inclusive assault rifles. The official promptly guided the rocket launcher separation to draw in the fortification and without pausing, raced into the shelter and killed two militants in close hand battle.

From that point, the official, showing sense under substantial shoot, requested his Medium Machine Gun separation to fix position behind a rough component and connect with the adversary. The attacking party kept on moving their way up. Notwithstanding enduring unfortunate projectile wounds, Major Rajesh Singh Adhikari kept on coordinating his subunit. Declining to be cleared, the official charged at the subsequent dugout and killed one more tenant, accordingly, catching the second shelter at Tololing which later encouraged catch of Point 4590. For obvious bravery and incomparable penance, Major Rajesh Singh Adhikari was after death granted the second most noteworthy Indian Army gallantry Maha Vir Chakra for his action in the Kargil war.