Gallant Son of the soil gets Kirti Chakra
Jammu, January 25 (Scoop News) –Gallant Son of the soil Late Lieutenant Sushil khajuria will receive the Nation’s second highest peacetime Gallantry award - the KIRTI CHAKRA, which is to be conferred to him posthumously on behalf of a grateful Nation.
Lieutenant Sushil Khajuria who hailed from Samba,
A born leader, Sushil’s intrinsic talent and raw fighting spirit soon shone through with his Battalion entrusting him with the coveted leadership of its crack Commando Platoon, which he trained and honed into a superbly fit fighting unit. Raring to go and seeking challenges at every step, Sushil was deployed with his crack team to destroy ill conceived infiltration attempts by hardcore terrorists from across the Line of Control.
Lieutenant Sushil’s supreme sacrifice has not been in vain – indeed his proud fellow warriors were spurred on into many successful operations with decisive results. The Nation and the Armed Forces fraternity stands as one to salute this young Lion, as we proudly acknowledge his outstanding deed of courage. A grateful Nation will today, bestow its honour, on this young immortal Officer of the Indian Army. His family member on Late Lieutenant Sushil’s behalf, with fierce pride and aplomb, will receive the honour. His family members unabashedly proud of his achievements, stand tall with a firm resolve clearly reflecting the ‘go getter’ spirit all pervasive in the family.
“Lt Sushil Khajuria while leading his team in a search operation in the main area in district
The officer, displaying exceptional sense of responsibility and camaraderie as a true leader unmindful of his personal safety immediately crawled forward to evacuate one of his injured colleague upholding the highest traditions of the Indian Army.
For his act of conspicuous gallantry, exceptional leadership and camaraderie in the highest traditions of Army, Lt Sushil Khajuria is recommended for the award of ‘Kirti Chakra (Posthumous)’.”
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