Martyr's Gallery Detail

Ashok Kumar
Force No :
045232166
Rank :
CT/DVR
Unit :
73 Bn
Name Of Personnel :
Ashok Kumar
Shradhanjalis Offered :
666
Next Of Kin :
(1) SMT. SUSHMA KUMARI(WIFE) (2) ADITYA (SON) (3) RIDHIMA (DAUGHTER)
Address :
VILL-DEHRU, PO-KAHANPHAT, PS-DHEERA, TEH-PALAMPUR, DIST-KANGRA, STATE-HIMACHAL PRADESH, PIN-176101, Kangra, Himachal Pradesh
Date Of Birth :
February 21, 1983
Date Of Martyrdom :
March 25, 2021
Decoration :

Brief of Incident :

On 25/03/2021, E/73 Bn has been deployed for routine ROP duty between Amity International school and Lawaypora to Narbal Crossing on NH- 44 under PS Parimpora, Srinagar. One section was deployed with semi BP vehicle TATA-407 (SBP). At about 1545 hrs while this Section was changing the position to other side of road 2-3 unknown Militants who came from lateral to the highway suddenly fired on the vehicle. Troops immediately retaliated and responded with returning fire. No. 045232166 CT/Dvr Ashok Kumar also retaliated in befitting manner and forced the militants to flee from the incident place. During the exchange of fire No. 045232166 CT/Dvr Ashok Kumar sustained serious bullet injuries. Despite getting injured No. 045232166 CT/Dvr Ashok Kumar continued to effectively retaliate thus saved the weapons and life of his fellow personnels . He was immediately evacuated to nearby Noora Hospital and further referred to 92 Base (Army) Hospital, Srinagar for better treatment, where he succumbed to his injuries. Maintaining the highest tradition of CRPF, CT/Dvr Ashok Kumar displayed raw courage and made the supreme sacrifice in service of the Nation.
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