Brigadier Kuldip Singh Chandpuri, hero of Longewala battle, passed away at 78

Brigadier (retired) Kuldip Singh Chandpuri is known as the hero of the Longewala battle against Pakistan in 1971. Brig Chandpuri was a recipient of the Maha Vir Chakra, the countrys second-highest gallantry award, for his role at Longewala, an outpost in the Thar desert of Rajasthan.
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Updated: Nov 20,2018 12:07:32 pm

Brigadier Kuldip Singh Chandpuri, hero of Longewala battle, passed away at 78

20 November 2018 Current Affairs:Brigadier (retired) Kuldip Singh Chandpuri is known as the hero of the Longewala battle against Pakistan in 1971.
Brigadier Chandpuri had joined the Indian Army in 1962 and was commissioned to the 23rd Battalion of The Punjab Regiment.
For his bravery, valour and spirit, Brigadier Chandpuri was the recipient of many awards and honours. Prominent among these were the Maha Vir Chakra - for defending the Longewala Post, and the Vishisht Seva Medal.
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