New Delhi, Nov 23: Naib Subedar Nuduram Soren from Odisha was posthumously awarded ‘Vir Chakra’ for his heroic actions against the vicious attack by the Chinese Army in the Galwan valley in June last year. His wife received the award from President Ram Nath Kovind.
He was a part of ‘Operation Snow Leopard’, which was launched by the Indian army against the Chinese army in the Galwan valley in Ladakh.
Worth mentioning, Naib subedar Nuduram Soren was born on April 2, 1977 in Mayurbhanj district of Odisha.
On 15 June 2020, during a skirmish with the enemy, he led a column. His ability to lead from the front stood out, following which he was then targeted with lethal weapons and stones by the enemy.