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Martyr Detailed Information

Name : Gajender Singh
Force : Border Security Force (BSF)
Martyrdom Date : 07/03/2018
Martyrdom Place : Village-Maspur (HT-692
Age on Date of Martyrdom : 41
Native Place: VPO - Kharak Kalan PS- Bhiwani Distt - Bhiwani (Haryana) Pin - 127114
Dependents: (i) Smt Omwati (Mother, DOB-01/01/1950) (ii) Smt Monika Singh (Wife, DOB-01/08/1982) (iii) Miss Vanshika (Daughter, DOB-17/08/2017) (iv) Miss Vartika (Daughter, DOB-17/08/2017)
Brief of Incident:
On 7th March 2018, Shri Gajender Singh, AC while leading a fighting column of 134 Bn BSF got trapped in an ambush planned by naxals in Matla reserved forest of District Kanker (Chhattisgarh). Naxals triggered series of IED blasts and started heavy firings on BSF party. He bravely retaliated to the naxal firing thereby saving lives of other troops and forcing naxals to retreat. However, he was grievously injured during firing and attained martyrdom.