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Awards

Second Lieutenant Bhagwan Dutt Dogra

Period : 1962 Chinese Attack

Second Lieutenant Dogra posted on the left flank of the battalion that guarded the track leading to the position held by the Gorkha Rifles in the Tsangdhar area NEFA. The Chinese subjected subjected his position to heavy shelling on the morning of 20th October, before attacking in force.The officer moved from bunker to bunker enthusing and inspiring his men. He suffered a grievous injury in the process but continued fighting . When his gunner was hit he took over the light machine gun and used it to devastating effect. Ultimately the Chinese destroyed the gun and second L.T. Dogra was captured.

His daring act and inspiring leadership won him the Mahavir Chakra.

 

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