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Lance Havildar Bhawan Tarang belonged to a remote village of Darjeeling, a well-known tourist spot of West Bengal. He was eager to join the Indian Army, to serve the country. He joined the Indian Army and got recruited into 2/11 GR. Gorkha Rifles were known around for their bravery all over the world.

Service Number9422569H
Place of BirthDarjeeling, WB
RankLance Havildar
Unit2/11 GR
RegimentGorkha Rifles
Date of Martyrdom25th March 2016

After serving many years in Army, in 2016, he was posted at the Turtuk sector in Ladakh. The area was always kept on alert because of the factors affecting the peace of our country. The troops of 2/11 GR had to maintain regular patrols in the area. Unfortunately, on 25th March, heavy snowfall started in the area. And the party was struck by the avalanche while they were on their way. That was so disastrous, Havildar Bhawan was trapped under the snow, and lost contact with other parties. A search was started to find him. And after hours of hard work by the troops, they were able to find him under heavy inches of snow. And was immediately
taken for medical help, but could not be saved. And he succumbed to his injuries.
He is only survived by his old parents, and his beloved wife and daughter.

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