CAPTAIN VIKRAM BATRA

Param Vir Chakra

Award / Date of Action Param Vir Chakra (Posthumous) , 07-07-1999
Service Indian Army
Service Number IC-57556H
Rank CAPTAIN
Unit/Regiments/Corps 13 Jammu and Kashmir Rifles Regiment
Son Of Girdhari Lal Batra
Mother's Name Kamal Batra
Resident Of (Village/District/State/Domicile) Palampur, Kangra, Himachal Pradesh
War/Operation/Battle KARGIL WAR / OP VIJAY
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Citation

A bust of Param Vir Chakra Awardee Captain Vikram Batra at the National War Memorial in Delhi.   (Source: National War Memorial)

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  1. Col. Gurmeet Kanwal. Heroes of Kargil. Army Headquarters, New Delhi. (2002)
  2. Lt General (retd) YM Bammi, Kargil 1999: The Impregnable Conquered, Gorkha Publishers, New Delhi (2002)
  3. Colonel SC Tyagi, The Kargil Victory: Battles from Peak to Peak. Speaking Tiger publication (2019)
  4. Cardozo, Ian, Param Vir: Our Heroes in Battle (2003)
  5. Ballabh, Anand, Insights into Infantry Regiments: A Basic Factbook. Forward Books publications. New Delhi (2013)
  6. Gandhi, S.S. Portraits of Valour: India’s Highest Gallantry Awards and Their Recipients. The Defence Review. (Ed 2006).
  7. Amarinder Singh, “A Ridge Too Far: War in the Kargil heights 1999”, Patiala: Motibagh Palace (2001)
  8. Captain Vikram Batra (PVC) Honourpoint. (Accessed on 03 May 2022)https://www.honourpoint.in/profile/capt-vikram-batra-pvc/
  9. Captain Vikram Batra, PVC by GL Batra, (bharatrakshak) (Accessed on 31 May 2022) http://www.bharat-rakshak.com/ARMY/Galleries/Courage/Batra/
  10. Himachal gets a War Museum at Dharmshala as reminder of Martyr’s. (himachalwatcher.com) (Accessed on 03 May 2022) https://himachalwatcher.com/2017/08/10/himachal-gets-war-museum-at-dharamsala-as-reminder-of-martyrs/
  11. Shershah: Why the Story of Captain Vikram Batra has enduring appeal, (indianexpress.com) (Accessed on 03 May 2022)https://indianexpress.com/article/explained/explained-why-the-story-of-captain-vikram-batra-has-enduring-appeal-7455335/
  12. Captain Vikram Batra, the “Sher Shah” Who Died Fighting for India in Kargil (ndtv.com) (Accessed on 31 May 2022)https://www.ndtv.com/india-news/the-legend-of-captain-vikram-batra-the-army-officer-who-died-fighting-for-india-in-kargil-2494970
  13. Sher Shah of Kargil: The Story of Indian Army Legend, Captain Batra (betterindia.com) (Accessed on 31 May 2022)https://www.thebetterindia.com/120590/vikram-batra-sher-shah-kargil-indian-army-paramvir-chakra-biopic/
  14. The Kargil War Veteran recalls how Captain Batra saved his life before getting martyred, (scoopwhoop.com) (Accessed on 31 May 2022)https://www.scoopwhoop.com/news/kargil-war-veteran-recalls-how-captain-vikram-batra-saved-his-life-before-getting-martyred/
  15. He still protects Kargil Mountains’: Remembering Captain Batra where he was martyred 20 Years ago. (news18.com) (Accessed on 31 May 2022)https://www.news18.com/news/india/a-lion-who-fought-despite-fever-when-past-welled-up-tears-in-soldiers-eyes-at-kargil-mountains-2221141.html
  16. Captain Batra Museum at Captain Vikram Batra Filling Station (PVC), Palampur, Himachal Pradesh. (Youtube- Ananthakrishna Bhat K) (Accessed on 03 May 2022)https://youtu.be/fhSuNW_IEGg
  17. Capt Vikram Batra, (History Under Your Feet) (Accessed on 03 June 2022)https://historyunderyourfeet.wordpress.com/2014/09/08/captain-vikram-batra/

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