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Martyr Detailed Information

Name : Niranjan E K
Force : National Security Guard (NSG)
Martyrdom Date : 03/01/2016
Martyrdom Place : Air Base, Pathankot
Age on Date of Martyrdom : 34
Native Place:
Dependents: Daughter (3 yrs)
Brief of Incident:
On 3rd Jan 2016, Lt Col Niranjan E.K. led the NSG Bomb Disposal Team to neutralize suspected Improvised Explosive Device during counter terrorist operation at Air Base, Pathankot.  During this action a concealed Improvised Explosive Device exploded and grievously injured the officer,  who eventually succumbed to injuries. For his  courage, selfless devotion and conspicuous gallantry beyond the call of duty, he was awarded SHAURYA CHAKRA (Posthumous).