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Battle of Basantar

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Year 1971
Battle of Basantar Battle of Basantar

The Battle of Basantar was one of the vital battles fought during India - Pakistan War of 1971 in Western Sector. Indian Army thwarted the battle plans of Pakistan to invade Shakargarh bulge by launching a bold offensive within four days of declaration of war when its formations reached and got deployed on the outskirts of Sialkot town. Indian troops were awarded two Param Vir Chakras, four Maha Vir Chakras and four Vir Chakras in this battle.

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Somnath Sharma

MajorSomnath Sharma

Param Vir Chakra (Posthumous)03 Nov, 1947

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Jadunath Singh

NaikJadunath Singh

Param Vir Chakra (Posthumous)06 Feb, 1948

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Rama Raghoba Rane

Second LieutenantRama Raghoba Rane

Param Vir Chakra08 Apr, 1948

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Piru Singh

Company Havildar MajorPiru Singh

Param Vir Chakra (Posthumous)18 Jul, 1948

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