Major Mukund Varadarajan, of Rastriya Rifles (22Rajput), a 32 year old officer from Tambaram, Tamil Nadu, bestowed with the ASHOK CHAKRA, the Nation`s highest peacetime gallantry award for his for his valour, was killed in an encounter while leading an anti-terrorist search operation in Shopian, South Kashmir,with Hizbul Mujahideen militants in April.

On this day, We pay homage to Major Mukund Varadarahan for his sacrifice and valour.