“Captain Vikram Batra left a message for the people of his country. He left behind his footprints to be followed by every politician, student, employee and a common man. His message was loud and clear. ‘Always put the country first’. If he wanted to come back after the triumph over point 5140 in Kargil sector, he could have come back easily.
But he decided to go further, to fight more for his country and decided to capture point 4875, where he eventually attained martyrdom,” Girdhari Lal Batra, the martyr’s father, told The Indian Express.
“Vikram had left his job in Merchant Navy only to serve his nation. After he received martyrdom, I interacted with many soldiers, who had participated in the Kargil war.
They narrated how Vikram received bullets on his chest and head while saving life of an injured soldier. Vikram shall always remain a legend for the youth”, the proud father says. Read More