Officer of the Indian Army, awarded with the Param Vir Chakra (1974–1999)
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Captain Vikram Batra, was an officer of the Indian Army, awarded with the Param Vir Chakra, India's highest and most prestigious award for valour, for his actions during the 1999 Kargil War. He led one of the toughest operations in mountain warfare in Indian history. He was often referred to as Sher Shah in the intercepted messages of the Pakistan Army.
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