Tithwal Day: 1 Sikh (4 Mechanised Infantry)

1 Sikh regiment

Operations in 1947-48. 1 SIKH (4 MECHANISED INFANTRY REGIMENT), was specially selected to be the first Indian Army unit to be flown into Srinagar on 27 October 1947 to counter the serious adverse situation caused by the Pakistan sponsored and supported ‘raids’ by the so called irregulars on the State of Jammu and Kashmir. Tenacious battles and bravery were seen at Baramula, Uri and Tithwal. Continue reading