Jayanta Roy

Name of Personnel: 
Jayanta Roy
Father`s Name & Address: 
Prahalad Roy Village: Paschim Golulnagar, PO: Golulnagar, PS: Bishalgarh, District: Sepahijala, State: Tripura.
Rank & Unit: 
Riflemen (GD), 3rd Bn Tripura State Rifles
Tenure: 
13.02.2006 to 27.08.2007
Native Place: 
Tuikarma area under Swapnabari TSR Post, Mungiakamai PS, Khowai District.
Place of Martyrdom : 
Tuikarma area under Swapnabari TSR Post, Mungiakamai PS, Khowai District.
Awards/Rewards/Distinction: 
Nil
Date of Birth: 
Tuesday, November 5, 1985
Date of joining the force: 
Monday, February 13, 2006
Date of Martyrdom : 
Monday, August 27, 2007
Brief of Incident: 
He was posted at Tuikarma Railway protection post under Swapanabari Post, 6th Bn TSR. As a part of routine duty, he along with 07 other were left Tuikarma Railway protection post on 27.08.2007 at 0800 hrs to lay ROP along the Railway track in between Tuikarma Post and Rani Chowmuhani which is about 8 km stretch. When they came to the diversion point of first ROP point two Rfn including Jayanta Roy left the party to occupy the first Rly ROP point located on the southern side of the track at a height of about 100 fits while the remaining Jawans continued to follow the main Rly track to further occupy the remaining two ROP posts normally manned by the said post. But no sooner had the two Rfn (including Rfn Jayanta Roy) climbed to the 1st ROP point they were heavily fired upon by a group of unknown NLFT (BM) extremists who were waiting in ambush in the thick bushes nearby said top of the 1st ROP point. As a result Rfn Jayanta Roy of 3rd Bn TSR was hit by several bullets fired from AK series weapons before he could realize anything, and died on the spot.