Paramveer Chakra Awardee Captain Manoj Kumar Pandey Along with Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, Deputy Chief Minister Keshav Prasad Maurya and Deputy Chief Minister Brajesh Pathak also paid tribute to Paramveer Chakra awardee Late Captain Manoj Kumar Pandey on his birth anniversary on Saturday.
Lucknow, Jnn. Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath paid homage to the Indian Army’s Amar Veer Sacrifice Captain Manoj Kumar Pandey on his 47th birth anniversary. Manoj Kumar Pandey, who became the hero of Kargil war at the age of 24, was posthumously awarded the Param Vir Chakra. Late Manoj Kumar Pandey, a resident of Sitapur, lived in Gomtinagar, Lucknow.
Along with Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, Deputy Chief Minister Keshav Prasad Maurya and Deputy Chief Minister Brajesh Pathak also paid tribute to Late Captain Manoj Kumar Pandey on his birth anniversary on Saturday.
Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said that the immortal son of Mother Bharti, the great hero of Kargil war, Param Vir Chakra awardee Captain Manoj Kumar Pandey ji on his birth anniversary. Keshav Prasad Maurya said that on the birth anniversary of Amar Shaheed Captain Manoj Kumar Pandey, who was honored with Param Vir Chakra, the brave son of Mother India, who showed great valor against Pakistan in the Kargil war. Brajesh Pathak said that while showing indomitable courage in the Kargil war, saluting the Param Vir Chakra winner Captain Manoj Kumar Pandey ji on his birth anniversary.
Captain Manoj Kumar Pandey was born on 25 June 1975 in Rudha village of Sitapur. Captain Manoj Kumar Pandey, who was recruited to get the Param Vir Chakra in the army, became a martyr on July 3, 1999 in Kargil, Kashmir. The Indian Army officer was posthumously awarded the Param Vir Chakra, India’s highest gallantry medal, for exceptional gallantry in the 1999 Kargil War. UP Sainik School in Lucknow has been named after him.
Operation Vijay and Veergati: Manoj Kumar Pandey, leading the 1/11 Gorkha Rifles, fought the enemy in Khalubar, a front in the difficult fronts of the Kargil War with Pakistan and agreed to victory. He had to sacrifice his life in these efforts. At the age of 24, he gave an example of his valor and courage to the country. For his exceptional bravery in the Kargil War, he was awarded the Param Vir Chakra, the Army’s highest honor. The whole nation salutes his bravery.
Manoj Kumar Pandey was educated in UP Sainik School, Lucknow and from there the spirit of discipline and patriotism was transmitted to him. Always do not be afraid of challenges at any point of life and always seek respect and fame. After completing his intermediate studies, Manoj joined the National Defense Academy at Khadakwasla near Pune. After completing his training, he became the first officer of the 11 Gorkha Rifles Regiment, Lucknow.
In the National Defense Academy’s Choice column where he has to write what he wants to become in life, Manoj Kumar Pandey wrote that my goal is to get Param Vir Chakra by joining the army. Often those who enter this column write that becoming Chief of Army Staff or posting abroad, but in that form Manoj Kumar Pandey, the brave son of the country, wrote that he wants only and only Param Vir Chakra.
After training at the National Defense Academy, he joined the 1st Battalion of the Eleventh Gorkha Rifles as a commissioned officer. His deployment took place in the Kashmir Valley. Their target was to deploy to the Bana post on the North Glacier side in Siachen and the Pehalwan post on the Central Glacier side. Manoj got a chance to stand for a long time at the 19700 feet high wrestler post, where he worked with enthusiasm and courage.