Blend of Courage and Bravery! 5 Param Vir Chakra Stories Every Indian Must Read

By SiliconIndia   |   Wednesday, 09 September 2015, 12:12 Hrs
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BENGALURU: Param Vir Chakra is known to be anhonorary wheel medal for the bravest act in guarding the nation. But, it is not just a name of the medal, perhaps, it is a moment of living for which lakhs of our soldiers are aspiring for, an honor that makes every soldier’s life complete. However, achieving Param Vir Chakra incurs lot of sacrifices and in some instances it takes a lifetime to achieve this greatest respect.



On account of paying tribute to such gallant acts of our war heroes, here goes the list of such stories which can astonish every Indian, as reported by ScoopWhoop.



Major Som Nath Sharma:





Major Som Nath Sharma, is the first recipient of the Param Vir Chakra Award. Major Sharma was born in Himachal Pradesh into a military family and was part of the 4th Kumaon Regiment of the Indian Army. Major Sharma was awarded Param Vir Chakra for his brave brawl against the Pakistani forces in the Kashmir region in 1947.



In the operation, the troop headed by Major Sharma faced destructive shelling from the enemies, but he refused ceasefire and continued fighting, even though his troop was outnumbered. Eventually Major Sharma died on the same battle field.



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