Awardee Details

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Name of Gallantry medal awarded with Notification No & Date: Police Medal for Gallantry  Notification No. 78-Pers/2005 20/05/2005

Name of Awardee : Dubey Dhirendra Kumar


Date of Birth : 18/02/1980

Native Place : Shivanand, PO-Rakhiyal, Distt-Ahmedabad (Gujrat)

Date of Joining the Police/Force :14/07/1999

Education Qualification :SSC


Awardees Father

Sh. Shrinath Dubey


Awardees Mother

Smt. Indira Dubey

Brief of incident / Award Citation:

Based on specific information regarding presence of militants, a joint operation was planned and launched by the troops of 77 Bn BSF and 36 RR in Village Kungamnag (General area Kokernag, Distt-Anantnag, J&K on 18 May 2003. As per plan party of 36 RR first reached the targeted area and commenced search operation. While search operation was in progress, militants hiding in a house opened heavy volume of fire. Troops retaliated the fire and managed to kill one of the militants. However, in the exchange of fire one Jawan of 36 RR sustained bullet injuries and later succumbed to his injuries in hospital. In the meantime, party of 77 Bn BSF also reached the site and started advancing towards the targeted house. Seeing more troops,