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Maj Shafeeq Mahmood Khan Ghori

“No Soldier outlives a thousand chances. But every soldier believes in chance and trust his luck.” – Erich Remarque.

A young charming Major, who was keen in sports activities which includes football, hockey, a good cricketer and a badminton player along with this is had a very good speaking skills and very friendly and popular among friends. Along with this he was a loving father of lovely daughter.

Service No.IC-45879
Birth27 February 1961
Unit30 Rastriya Rifles
RegimentThe Regiment Of Artillery
Martyrdom on1st July 2001

Maj was originally commissioned into 172 Field regiment and had vast experience of serving around the country. He was very passionate about serving for the country and he opted to volunteer for Rastriya Rifles best known for the fear among enemy. Maj was deputed into 30 RR, after being served into Tripura and Punjab. Maj was deputed with the unit know to eliminate the terrorist and always had edge over them. On Sunday 1, July of 2001, Maj Ghori was told to neutralise the terrorist who were hiding in Boban Watsar Forest of J&K. Gathering the specific information about the militant he along with his troops reach the spots and launched the operation. Maj Ghori engaging with the enemy received the bullets coming from them and got injured in the process. Being severely injured, he continued to ordered his men but later took his last breath.

Maj Ghori was previously awarded Chief of Army Staff Commendation medal on 15th January 2001 for his work. And during the operation he showed valour and courage and lead the team to victory and sacrifice his life for country.