Commandant of CRPF Chetan Cheeta and Martyr Commandant Pramod Kumar have been awarded the Kirti Chakra, second highest gallantry award.
New Delhi. The Gallantry Award for the Armed Forces was announced on the occasion of 71st Independence Day. On Monday, President Ramnath Kovind approved the 112 nominees for the gallant soldiers of the Army and Paramilitary Force. The awards include 5 Kirti Chakra, 17 Shaurya Chakra, 85 Sena Medals, 3 Naval Medals and 2 Air Force Medals. Commandant of CRPF Chetan Cheeta and Shahad Commandant Pramod Kumar were awarded the Kirti Chakra in the second highest gallantry award (in peace).
Fired 16 rounds even after being wounded and killed a terrorist :
Chetan, who lives in Rajasthan’s Kota, is 45 years old. He is the Commandant of the CRPF’s 45 battalion. On 14 February, while Chetan was injured during an encounter in Bandipora, Kashmir, he fought with the terrorists. After shooting, 16 rounds fire. During the encounter, LeT commander Abu Musa was killed. Three youths were also martyred in this encounter.
According to doctors, Chetan had eight bullets while fighting terrorists. Three of these bullets had wounded them. Five bullets were stuck in a bullet proof jacket. One bullet was on the right hand, the other was in the left hand, and the thigh and rectum were wounded through the third thigh.
They were also grenade splinters. Due to being injured by splinters, the light of the right eye went away. After spending 51 days at AIIMS trauma center, Chetan looked weak when he was out, but his intentions were high. When asked how he was feeling, Chetan said to Tattak – It’s rocking.
On 15th August the tricolor had come out to kill the terrorists, Shaheed Pramod Kumar
Pramod Kumar, commandant of the CRPF, was killed in the terror attack on August 15 last year at Nahatta Chowk in Srinagar. After taking the salute of the Independence Day Parade, he came out to kill the terrorists. Kumar entered the house from where the terrorists were firing. After reaching very close, they killed two terrorists. At around 11 in the morning, the family got a phone call that the commandant was shot in the head and they could not be saved.
On this day, Kumar hoisted the tricolor at 8.29 am, after which he also addressed the fellow soldiers. He said, “Our responsibilities have increased a lot. The challenge is militant and rocky. We have to fight against them and we will. This is your hard work possible. It must be done diligently. ”
Explain that the martyr commandant was originally from Bakhtiyarpur in Bihar. He was born on October 15, 1972. They grew up in Jamtara. Here his father was in the railway. In the family there are his parents, wife and a seven-year-old daughter.
Told the wife – I will do anything for the country
Pramod Kumar had last spoken with wife Neha Tripathi last night before the incident. He said that the country is a mother for them and they will not refrain from being martyred for it. The country will go to any extent to the security. One day I will find the Shaurya Chakra.
That night, daughter was very happy watching Arna’s dance video in mobile He told his wife that Arna was learning dance well. Take care of him
That night, daughter was very happy watching Arna’s dance video in mobile He told his wife that Arna was learning dance well. Take care of him..
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