Havildar Mani Ram
‘rose against the wind’
Mani Ram has become the first martyr of the Military
Intelligence Corps in the ongoing Operation Vijay in
the Kargil sector of Jammu and Kashmir. The
Intelligence Corps today described Mani Ram as a
"Tiger Hill martyr who rose against the
wind." He died on July 3 while fighting
Pakistan regulars and Mujahideens in the Kargil
sector, an Intelligence Corps release said here.
Mani Ram was recruited in 19 Jat Regiment in 1981
and had joined the Intelligence Corps in 1984. The
36-year-old soldier is survived by his aged father,
mother, young wife and two sons.
Courtesy: The Tribune