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Lance Naik Ram Ugram Pandey was born on 1st July 1942 to Shri Harakh Nandan Pandey and Smt Samarth Devi. He belonged to the village of Hema-Bansi in the Ghazipur district of Uttar Pradesh. He joined the Indian Army on 31st December 1962 at the age of 20 years and was enrolled into 8 Guards Battalion of the Brigade of the Guards.   

Service Number 13657079 K 
Place of Birth Ghazipur, UP 
Rank Lance Naik 
Unit 8 Guards 
Regiment Brigade of Guards 
Award Maha Vir Chakra 
Date of Martyrdom 24th November 1971 

In November 1971, Lance Naik Ram Ugram Pandey’s unit was deployed in the eastern sector as the war became imminent. On 23rd /24th November 1971, in response to an enemy hostile action, 8 Guards battalion was tasked to attack an enemy post. The attack was launched on 24 Nov 1971 and Lance Naik Pandey was part of the team that formed the attacking force. He was commanding a section of a company that spearheaded the attack. Naik Pandey and his comrades were held up by heavy and accurate fire from well-fortified enemy positions. Lance Naik Pandey leading an aggressive attack crawled up and destroyed in succession two enemy bunkers with hand grenades. He then took up a rocket launcher and destroyed a third bunker. However, while doing so, he received gunshots and was mortally wounded. He succumbed to his injuries and was martyred.  

Lance Naik Ram Ugram Pandey was given the nation’s second-highest gallantry award, “Maha Vir Chakra” posthumously. 

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