Major Anup Singh Gahlaut: A warrior who led by example
Major Anup Singh Gahlaut was given the task of establishing a roadblock deep inside enemy held territory in the Laksam Sector on the Eastern Front. He successfully led his company in the enemy lane and inflicted a heavy causality on them. Even during the heavy attack Major showed extra-ordinary courage and led a platoon and successfully pinned down the enemy company. Though he was surrounded by the enemy from different directions, he rallied his men and succeeded in breaking the enemy attack. Major Anup was awarded with Mahavir Chakra posthumously for his bravery and exemplary leadership.