Awardee Details

Awadee Photo

Name of Gallantry medal awarded with Notification No & Date: Police Medal for Gallantry  Notification No. 163-Pres/1994 08/09/1994

Name of Awardee : Kashmir Singh


Date of Birth : 18/04/1954

Native Place : Vill. Bhagthana, PO Boran Wala, PS Dera Baba Nanak, Distt. Gurdaspur.

Date of Joining the Police/Force :15/04/1981

Education Qualification :10th


Awardees Father

Sh. Darshan Sing


Awardees Mother

Smt. Surjit Kaur

Brief of incident / Award Citation:

On 27.0L1992, after receipt of specific information about hardcore terrorists and self styled chief of Khalistan Commando Force Sukhwinder Singh and associates in village Karnama, Shri Rupinder Singh, DSP alongwith force reached there and started search of houses. During this hiding terrorists in the nearby houses started heavy firing on him. Sh. Rupinder Singh, DSP sustained serious bullet injuries. He though grievously injured, but he did not lose heart and fired back on Sh. Darshan Singh the terrorist with AK-47 rifle and successfully injured one of the three terrorists. The terrorists ran towards the nearby fields by firing indiscriminately and using rocket on the Police Parties. Resultantly, ASI Kashmir Singh was seriousty injured- The accurate firing by ASI Kashmir Singh resulted in killing of one terrorist who was identified as Sukhwinder Singh @ Gora- a listed hardcore terrorist, wanted in many cases. From the killed terrorist, one GPMG Gun with ammunition, one Local Launcher, one Rocket and Rocket charges were recovered: In this encounter sh. Kashmir Singh ASI displayed conspicuous gallantry, courage and devotion to duty of a high order.