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TRIBUTE TO CAPT.

VIKRAM BATRA

SUBMITED TO- BY-KAILASH DOGRA


MR.VIVEK SAHNI M.B.A. SECTION B
EARLY LIFE AND CAREER
• VIKRAM BATRA WAS BORN ON 9TH
SEPT 1974 IN GHUGGAR VILLAGE
NEAR PALAMPUR,H.P.TO MR
G.L.BATRA AND JAIKAMAL BATRA.

• BATRA JOINED INDIAN MILTARY


ACADEMY IN DEHRADUN 1996 AND
WAS COMMISSIONED IN INDIAN
ARMY AS LIEUTENANT OF 13 J AND K
RIFLES AT SOPORE IN JAMMU AND
KASHMIR.
CITATION
• During ‘Operation Vijay’, on 20 June 1999,
Captain Vikram Batra, Commander Delta
Company was tasked to attack Point 5140.
Captain Batra with his company skirted
around the feature from the East and
maintaining surprise reached within
assaulting distance of the enemy. Captain
Batra reorganized his column and
motivated his men to physically assault the
enemy positions. Leading from the front, he
in a daredevil assault, pounced on the
enemy and killed four of them in a hand-to
hand fight.
CAPTURING PT.4875
The capture of Point 5140 set in motion a
string of successes, such as Point 5100,
Point 4700, Junction Peak and Three
Pimples. Along with fellow Captain Anuj
Nayyar, Batra led his men to victory with
the recapture of Point 4750 and Point 4875.
He was killed when he tried to rescue an
injured officer during an enemy
counterattack against Point 4875 in the
early morning hours of 7 July 1999. His last
words were, "Jai Mata Di." ('Hail the Divine
Mother').
PARAM VIR CHAKRA
• Captain Vikram Batra was
awarded the Param Vir Chakra,
India's highest military honor
on 15 August 1999, the 52nd
anniversary of India's
independence. His father Mr.
G.L. Batra received the honor
for his deceased son from
the president of India, the
late K.R. Narayanan.
trIBUTES
• GOVT.DEGREE COLLEGE PALAMPUR
NAMED AS CAPT.VIKRAM BATRA
DEGREE COLLEGE.
• The 2003 Hindi film LOC Kargil based
on the entire Kargil conflict
had Abhishek Bacchan playing the role
of Captain Batra.
• Filling station provided to his family.