Tuesday, July 4, 2017

Jaswant Singh Rawat - Maha Vira Chakra

Jaswant Singh Rawat (19 August 1941 - 17 November 1962) was an Indian rifleman soldier of 4 Garhwal Rifles. He won the Maha Vir Chakra posthumously for  the Battle of Nuranang in the present day Arunachal Pradesh during the 1962 India-China war.

The exemplary bravery shown by Jaswant Rawat was honored by building a memorial at the post where he fought the Chinese army. The post which he held against the Chinese Army was named as Jaswant Garh.

Another honor bestowed upon him is that he continues in the service even after death, he has been awarded promotions as if he is still serving the Nation. There is a memorial for him and army serve at the memorial as if Jaswant Singh is still alive.



Jaswantgarh war memorial stands tall

17 November 1962 Battle

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