The three-day long Pampore operation cost the Indian Side heavily in terms of the personnel loss that we had to to suffer. Captain Tushar Mahajan was the second officer who sacrificed his life after Captain Pawan Kumar.
Martyred Captain Tushar was due to be getting married and his family was looking for a bride for him already and these images tell us how lively a person Captain Tushar was.
Here’s all what we know about this brave-heart:
He was son of a well known Udhampur educationalist and retired principal Dev Raj Gupta and Asha Rani, reports Hindustan Times.
An expert in judo and karate, it was reportedly Mahajan’s childhood dream to join the defence forces and fight for his country.
According to family members, he was fondly called ‘Chotu’.
A student of Little Flower convent in Udhampur up to Class 8 and later of Happy Model Higher Secondary School up to Class 12, he later joined theNational Defence Academy (NDA).
After he completed his course in the National Defence Academy, Captain Mahajan of 9 Para was enlisted in the Indian Army.