Brig Chandpuri

Selfies of a lifetime – with Brig (retd) Kuldeep Singh Chandpuri (then Maj), the hero of Longewala played by Sunny Deol in the movie `Border’ and Col (retd) Dharamveer (then Cap) who was his second in command.
120 Indian soldiers of the 23rd Punjab Regiment (consisting of about 50% Sikh and 50% Dogras) held their post against more than 2000 Pakistani infantry and 45 Pakistani tanks.
As opposed to a casualty of 2 Indian soldiers, casualty rate (including the morning Indian Air Force strikes) of Pakistanis was 200 dead, 34 tanks destroyed (12 out of these by men of 23 Punjab) and 500 vehicles destroyed or abandoned.

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