Let's salute to our Indian Army together, We are proud to be Indian.
The one who received Ashoka Chakra Award for his act of bravery and intelligence.
He belonged to a family of soldiers. He joined army with the dream of saving nation extreme sincerity. Know more about him:-
Rakesh Singh was commissioned into 22nd battalion of Grenadiers and rose to become second lieutenant. On 5 December 1992, 22 Grenadiers was operating encounter rebellion environment in Shupian Tehsil of Pulwama District in Jammu & Kashmir. The regiment had planned an operation in the so called Pakistani Trained Mill-“”tants area.
In this Operation Lt Rakesh Singh played a very important role and single-handedly, managed to kill five of the Mujahadeen. But this young 22 years army officer died While attempting to cut off the escape of eight fleeing Afghan Mujahadeen who had been flushed out during operations, In 1993 he was awarded India’s highest peace time award, the Ashoka Chakra for his supreme sacrifice.