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Infantry Day: Remembering The Brigadier Who Led 100 Soldiers To Secure Kashmir In 1947

October 27, 2018, 5:36 PM IST India India
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As India celebrates Infantry Day, commemorating the army's brave and successful defence of the Kashmir valley against Pakistan's invasion in 1947, CNN-News18's Ayushman Jamwal brings us the story of Brigadier Rajinder Singh, the first recipient of the Mahavir Chakra. Brigadier Rajinder led 100 troops against a 5,000 strong force from Pakistan and gave the Indian army a tactical advantage to secure the Valley.