“National Hero in Life and Death” – Havildar Hangpan Dada, sole Ashok Chakra awardee

Hav Hangpan Dada was born on 02 Oct 1979 in village Borduria, near Khonsa in District Tirap of Arunachal Pradesh. Hav Dada was from 4 ASSAM REGIMENT. He was always known as a soft spoken, god fearing gentleman with resolute will, daring courage and sharp soldierly skills to his friends. Driven by his deep calling for adventure and challenging operational life, he volunteered to serve in Rashtriya Rifles. While deployed in High Altitude Area on a post, he in a hand to hand combat with total disregard to personal safety, singlehandedly eliminated three terrorists. Undeterred by the grave injury he sustained while doing so, he still chose to continue and was instrumental in eliminating the fourth terrorist trying to infiltrate . In the process he laid down his life in the highest traditions of #IndianArmy. For his conspicuous act of bravery and raw courage, he was awarded with ASHOK CHAKRA (POSTHUMOUS). This movie is dedicated to this immortal Hero Hav Hangpan Dada, Ashok Chakra of 4 ASSAM REGIMENT.

You can watch the entire video made about him here:


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