Awardee Details

Awadee Photo

Name of Gallantry medal awarded with Notification No & Date: Police Medal for Gallantry  Notification No. 159-Pres/1994 08/09/1994

Name of Awardee : Atma Ram


Date of Birth : 12/04/1943

Native Place : H.No.No. |V/23 Baba RoorSingh Nagar, Ward No. 7 Near Police station Sahnewal, Ludhiana. (punjab)

Date of Joining the Police/Force :30/11/1962

Education Qualification :Matric


Awardees Father

Sh.Mansa Ram


Awardees Mother

Smt. Suhagwanti

Brief of incident / Award Citation:

On 0L.07.1991 one Shri pawan Kumar Bansal, an industrialist from Mandi Gobindgarh was kidnapped by 03 terrorists for ransom of huge amount. On 02.07.1991 police force mobilized under the supervision of SSp, Patiala. One of the parties led by Sl Jaspal, ASI Bir Atma Ram along with other policemen advanced further and surrounded the terrorists. They ultimately succeeded in killing both the terrorists. However their third accomplice managed to escape under the cover of farmers/labourers working in the adjoining fields. During search one AK-47 Rifle, one 38 bore revolver and large number of live/empty cartridges were recovered from the place of encounter. Thus with the great efforts of Sl Jaspal Singh, ASI Bir Atma Ram and others, Shri Pawan Kumar was got released from the clutches of terrorists. In this counter ASI Bir Atma Ram displayed conspicuous gallantry, courage and devotion to duty of a high order.