Eric G. Atkinson
Colonel Eric Garnett Atkinson MVO, (9 April 1887 – 1955) was a soldier and a British India 9-goal polo player. He competed in the 1924 and 1927 International Polo Cup.
Born 9 April 1887, in Bareil...
Thalakkal Chanthu
Thalakkal Chantu also spelled Thalakkal Chandu was an archer and commander-in-chief of the Kurichya soldiers of the Pazhassi Raja who fought the British forces in the Wayanad jungles during first deca...
John Dalvi
Brigadier John Parashuram Dalvi (3 July 1920–1980) was an Indian Army officer. During the Sino-Indian War of 1962, he was the commander of the Indian 7th Brigade, which was destroyed, leading Dalvi to...
Ganga Singh
General Maharaja Sir Ganga Singh, (October 3, 1880, Bikaner – 2 February 1943, Bombay), was the ruling Maharaja of the princely state of Bikaner (in present-day Rajasthan, India) from 1888 to 1943. H...
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Jaswant Singh Rawat
Rifleman Jaswant Singh Rawat was an Indian soldier who won the Maha Vir Chakra posthumously at the Battle of Nuranang.Rifleman (RFN) Jaswant Singh, number 4039009, was serving with the 4th Battalion ...
Sanjay Kumar (soldier)
Naib Subedar Sanjay Kumar, PVC (b. 3 March 1976) is an Indian Army soldier, a Junior Commissioned Officer and recipient of the Param Vir Chakra, India's highest military award.
Kumar was born in t...
Laishram Jyotin Singh
Major Laishram Jyotin Singh was an army doctor in the Indian Army Medical Corps, who died fighting a suicide bomber during the attack on the Indian Embassy in Kabul. Major Singh was awarded the Ashoka...
Ranchordas Pagi
Ranchor Das Pagi (1901–2013) was a Rabari (Cattle Raiser) of Kutch-Bhuj area in Gujarat, he was famous for working as a scout on behalf on Indian Army and his information gathered on his excursions on...
Anand Bakshi
Anand Bakshi (21 July 1930 – 30 March 2002) was a popular Indian poet and lyricist.
Anand Bakshi (Bakhshi Anand Prakash Vaid) was born in Rawalpindi, now in Pakistan, in 1930. His ancestors were M...
Udey Chand
Udey Chand (born June 25, 1935) is a retired Indian wrestler and wrestling coach who was the first individual world championship medal winner from independent India.He was awarded the first Arjuna Awa...
G. M. Khan
Col G.M. Khan is a former Indian national equestrian. He won the gold medal at 1982 Asian Games in ‘Three Days Event’. He was honoured with Arjuna Award in 1984. He hails from Rajasthan state. He serv...
Konsam Himalaya Singh
Lieutenant General Konsam Himalay Singh, YSM is an Indian Army General officer, and is the first Manipuri person to achieve the rank of Lieutenant General in the army of independent India. He is the s...
Rudramurti Ahir
Rudramurti Ahir was the chief of the Army in Ahirwar, Jhansi, India.
Historically, the Ahir Batak Town (Ahrora) and the Ahirwar were founded by Ahirs, Rudramurti Ahir, the Army Chief who later bec...
Gurpreet Singh (sport shooter)
Gurpreet Singh is an Indian sports shooter. He won two gold medals in shooting events at the 2010 Commonwealth Games held in India. He paired up with Vijay Kumar to win a gold in the Men's 25m Rapid F...
T. Sailo
Ṭhenphunga Sailo (1 January 1922 – 27 March 27 2015) was a Brigadier of the Indian Army, and the second and twice the Chief Minister of Mizoram, a state in northeast India. He was the creator of Mizor...
Ganesh Karnik
Ganesh Karnik is the Member of Legislative Council at Karnataka Legislative Council. He is also the Deputy chairman of the NRI forum of Karnataka. He is a retired Captain of the Indian Army and served...
Rama Raghoba Rane
Major Rama Raghoba Rane, PVC (Konkani: रामा राघोबा राणे), was born on 26 June 1918 at Chendia, Karwar, Karnataka, India and died July 11, 1994 at Southern command Hospital in Pune. He comes from Konk...
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Dhyan Chand
Dhyan Chand ( 29 August 1905 – 3 December 1979) was an Indian field hockey player, who is widely considered as the greatest field hockey player of all time. Chand is most remembered for his extr...
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Dinesh Chandra Bhandary
Dinesh Chandra Bhandary (August 4, 1934 – ?) was a Group Captain in the Indian Air Force who was awarded the Vir Chakra, The third highest military decoration in India for the services rendered b...