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Naib Subedar Sanjay Kumar

Subedar Sanjay Kumar is an Indian Army soldier, a Junior Commissioned Officer, and an awardee of the Param Vir Chakra, India’s most noteworthy military honor.

Kumar was born in the town Kalol Bakain in Bilaspur District of Himachal Pradesh. Preceding joining the military, Kumar worked as a cabbie in New Delhi. His application was rejected multiple times before he was at long last chosen to join the Indian military.

On the 4th of July 1999, as an individual from the thirteenth Battalion, Jammu and Kashmir Rifles, he was the main scout of a group entrusted to catching Area Flat Top, during the Kargil War. The region was held by Pakistani soldiers. Having scaled the precipice, the group was nailed somewhere near, automatic weapon shoots from a foe shelter, around 150 meters away.

Kumar, understand the importance and strategic benefit of the top position with that in mind Kumar charged alone towards the adversary shelter through a hail of fire. Instantly he took two shots in his chest and lower arm that left him draining lavishly.

Despite his injuries, Kumar proceeded with the charge towards the shelter. Close by to-hand battling, he killed three Pakistani soldiers. He at that point got a foe automatic weapon and crawled towards the subsequent foe dugout. The aggressors, shocked totally, were killed by him as they fled their post. Motivated by his demonstration the remainder of the detachment charged, attacked the rest of his platoon captured the Area Flat Top.

For his act of bravery, he was later awarded the most noteworthy military honor Param Vir Chakra.

On the occasion of the 15th anniversary of the Kargil war, Sanjay Kumar was promoted as a junior commissioned officer to the post of Naib Subedar and currently, he is serving the nation as an Instructor in Indian Military Academy.