The operations to recapture Batalik were conducted in five phases, with 11 battalions.
The Indian Armed Forces concentrated troops in Batalik, counter-attacking with heavy artillery an
Capt. Nayyar succumbed to enemy fire after clearing three enemy positions.
These two heroes played key roles in their respective operations exactly 19 years ago.
The Indian Armed Forces’ offensive on Tiger Hill, despite incurring casualties, was successful.
He was awarded the Maha Vir Chakra posthumously.
The last few days of June saw some decisive action to drive the enemy away.
He was leading an attack on an Pakistani that overlooked a strategic national highway.
He was less than 25 years old when he took part in the 1999 Kargil War.
He continued to fight and captured enemy bunkers despite being grievously injured.