The war hero Vikram Batra died at the age of 24. Here is all you want to know and more!
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Decorated war hero who was posthumously awarded the Param Vir Chakra, the highest military decoration of the Republic of India. He was killed in action by the fleeing Pakistani troops around Area Ledge.
He completed his secondary studies at the Central School, Palampur.
During the 1999 Kargil War, he led one of the most difficult mountain warfare operations in Indian military history.
His brother is Vishal Batra.
He was portrayed by Abhishek Bachchan in a film.
How did Vikram Batra die?
Batra was killed in action by Pakistani troops around Area Ledge, Point 4875 in Kargil, erstwhile Jammu and Kashmir on 7 July, during the three-month-long conflict. Captain Vikram Batra was born to a family of teachers, his father a principal of a government school and his mother a school teacher.