Captain Gurbachan Singh Salaria
Born:29 November 1935
Died:5 December 1961
- He was an Indian Army officer and member of a United Nations peacekeeping force.
- He is the only UN peacekeeper to receive the Param Vir Chakra (PVC), India’s highest wartime military decoration.
- He was an alumnus of King George’s Royal Indian Military College and the National Defence Academy.
- He was the first NDA alumnus and is the only UN Peacekeeper to be awarded a PVC.
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November 29, 2018