Ashoka Chakra

Service No / IC-58660 / Unit: BIHAR, 51 SAG

Rank: MAJ

Awards : Ashoka Chakra


Maj Sandeep Unnikrishnan was an officer in the Indian Army serving in the elite SpecialAction Group of the National Security Guards. He was martyred in action during the November 2008 Mumbai attacks.

Born : 15 March 1977, KozhikodeKerala

Died : 28 November 2008, MumbaiUnit: BiharRegiment

Parents : K. Unnikrishnan, Dhanalakshmi Unnikrishnan

Awards: Ashoka Chakra

The Ashoka Chakra, India’s highest peace time gallantry award. He was awarded AC on 26 Jan2009 by the President Pratibha Patil.Maj Sandeep Unnikrishan also participated in Op VIJAY in Jul 1999 and was deply at the fwd posts in the face of hy arty firing and small arms firing by Pakistan tps. On the eveningof 31 Dec 1999, Major Sandeep Unnikrishnan led a team of six soldiers and managed to est a post 200 mtrs from the opposing side against hy opposition and fire.



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