Major Ravi Kumar Chaudhary awarded Shaurya Chakra

Name : Ravi Kumar Chaudhary

Award Recommended: Shaurya Chakra

Year : 2021

Service No: SS-45282W

Rank : Major

Unit : 55th Battalion The Rashtriya Rifles

Father’s Name : Shri. Chaman Lal

Mother’s Name : Smt. Radha Devi


                                            03 JUNE 2020

Since April 2019, Major Ravi Kumar Chaudhary participated and exhibited exceptional resoluteness, unsurpassed fortitude and supreme leadership qualities during  conduct of four successful operations of Battalion, resulting in elimination of 13 terrorists.

On 02 June 2020, specific input about presence of three terrorists in a Village of Jammu and Kashmir was received. Once presence of terrorists was confirmed on 03 June 2020 at 0620 hours, the officer showcasing superb puissance and exemplary leadership, re-aligned the cordon. To draw the attention of hiding terrorists, Officer along with his buddy crawled forward under intense terrorist fire. Realising this, hiding terrorists opened  indiscriminate fire and fired Under Barrel Grenade Launcher (UBGL) Grenades and  rushed out in a bid to escape.

Appreciating grave danger to his buddy, displaying  unflinching courage, he pushed him aside, exposing himself to heavy terrorist fire.  Maintaining his tactical composure, officer effectively engaged fleeing terrorists at close range resulting in elimination of one terrorist and grievously injuring other terrorist.

For displaying conspicuous bravery and unparalleled courage resulting in elimination of one dreaded terrorist, Major Ravi Kumar Chaudhary is recommended for the  award of “SHAURYA CHAKRA”.