Bijoy Das

Name of Personnel: 
Bijoy Das
Father`s Name & Address: 
S/O Shri Bishnu Pada Das of Pandabpur, Amtali Agartala, West Tripura
Rank & Unit: 
Rfn(GD) of 6th Bn TSR
Tenure: 
31-101998 to 26-10-2005
Native Place: 
Pandabpur, Amtali Agartala
Place of Martyrdom : 
between Nandakumar Para and Twichakrang under Champahowar PS
Awards/Rewards/Distinction: 
nil
Date of joining the force: 
Friday, October 30, 1998
Date of Martyrdom : 
Wednesday, October 26, 2005
Brief of Incident: 
On 26.10.2005 at about 0745 hrs an Ops party 6th Bn TSR led by Hav (GD) Jiban Nandi and 21 ors, Ex-Namanjoy Bari post camp under ambush fire by the NLFT (BM) extremists while they were negotiating a narrow fool track in the deep jungle in between Nandakumar Para and Twichakrang under CPH PS. It is about 10 KM S/E from Tulashikhor TSR camp. The guide of the Ops party namely (one) No.98060488 Rfn Pradip Bardhan and most of the TSR Jawans of the said TSR party and came within the ambush zone when the NLFT extremists members who were waiting in ambush started opening fire from LMG, AK-47 and SLR. 7/8 Grenades were lobbed at the same . After that, the third Jawan Rfn Babul Mog and the fifth Jawan Hav Jiban Nandi continued firing, despite having serious injuries, they continued firing and could save the whole party from major disaster.