These 20 brave hearts martyred in the face-off with China

Today, a country of 1.3 billons mourning the deaths of the 20 brave soldiers who lost their lives in the line of duty.

Commanding Officer of 16 Bihar Regiment, Colonel Santosh Babu, and two jawans were martyred on the night of June 15 and 17 others later succumbed to their injuries sustained in the clash that took place in sub-zero temperature on the hilly terrain.

Govt has released Names of the 20 Indian Army personnel who lost their lives in the “violent face-off” with China in Galwan Valley, Ladakh.

Below is the list of the martyrs.

1. Col B Santosh Babu

2. Nb Sub Nuduram Soren

3. Nb Sub Mandeep Singjh

4. Nb Sub Satnam Singh

5. Hav K Palani

6. Hav Sunil Kuma

7. Hav Bipul Roy

8. Nk Deepak Kumar

9. Sep Rajesh Orang

10. Sep Kundan Kumar Ojha

11. Sep Ganesh Ram

12. Sep Chandrakanta Pradhan

13. Sep Ankush

14. Sep Gurbinder

15. Sep Gurtej Singh

16. Sep Chandan Kumar

17. Sep Kundan Kumar

18. Sep Aman Kumar

19. Sep Jai Kishore Singh

20. Sep Ganesh Hansda


According to reports, the mortal remains will be transported via air from Leh-Ladakh to the families of the brave martyrs wrapped in tri-colour after the guard of honours. The last rites will be held at their respective natives.

Yesterday Colonel Santosh Babu’s parents told the media, “Very few have the privilege to die for their country, and we are very proud that our son died in the line of duty. He died for the country. But we are a little upset as well because we are never going to see him again.”

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has called for an all-party virtual meet on June 19 to discuss the situation on the India-China border.

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