Notice

PHOTO OF THE DAY - LT COL BALBIR SINGH POONIA, VIR CHAKRA

 
 
Date: 24 Dec 2014

 

7 RAJPUTANA RIFLES was given the task of capturing an enemy post in the Eastern Sector. Immediately after the objective was captured, the enemy launched a fierce counter-attack, supported by heavy artillery and mortar fire, in which the commanding officer was injured at this stage Major Balbir Singh Poonia took charge of the situation and charged the advancing enemy, disorganising his assault and restored the situation. In this action, Major Poonia displayed gallantry, leadership and devotion to duty of a high order.

 

Lt Col Balbir Singh Poonia, VrC, 7 RAJPUTANA RIFLES