In“Kayar Hono Banda Marno Ramro” this was the principal of Lance Hav Prem Bahadur.
Lance Havaldar Prem Bahadur Resmi Magar came from Sauni village in Falpa, Nepal. He completed his basic education and joined the prestigious Indian Army. In 1997 , he joined the brave 1 Gorkha Rifles regiment. By 2016, he gave 18 years of his life to Indian Army and faced many challenging situations. Later, while serving in J & K, he joined the unit’s Ghatak (commando) team, which is famous for inducting tough and battle hardened soldiers, ready to undertake very obstacles. While he was serving , his team was indulged in two operations in the Tangdhar area of Jammu and Kashmir in which seven terrorists were killed.
|Birth Place||Falpa, Nepal|
|Last Rank||Lance Havaldar|
|Unit||3/1 Gorkha Rifles|
|Arm/Regt||1 Gorkha Rifles|
|Operations||CI & IS Ops|
|Date Of Matyrdom||Jun 16, 2016|
16th JUNE , 2016
Lance Hav Prem Bahadur was deployed in Kupwara district of J & K in 2016 for combating insurgency. The Kupwara’s TANGDHAR sector was very famous for uncertainty and was usually infiltrated by terrorists. The Army had to be always prepared and regular in the surveillance. On 16th June 2016, during the patrolling by ⅓ Gorkha battalion, they saw some militants were trying to infiltrate into the Indian territory. As soon as Lance Hav Prem Bahadur spotted the suspicious moment, he took action. A conflict broke out between both the parties.
Lance Hav Prem Bahadur showed extraordinary bravery and hunted four terrorists. Amid the conflict, Lance Hav Prem Bahadur got injured by direct ambush by the militants and was bleeding profoundly. He could not survive long and died in a harness. He was awarded the second highest award Kirti Chakra for his courage and passion for protecting the country.
If a man says he is not afraid of dying, he is either lying or he is a Gurkha.Field Marshal Sam Manekshaw