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Lt Col Ajit V Bhandarkar
Shaurya Chakra (P)
Lt Col Ajit V Bhandarkar SC was an alumni of NDA. He was commissioned in 18 Madras from IMA in December 1981. He was appointed as an instructor in the prestigious Officers Training Academy, Chennai on 26th November 1987.
He was in the frontline in 25 Rashtriya Rifles as a 2IC in October 1999 when he got martyred exemplifying the motto of his Regiment ” It is a glory to die doing one’s duty”.
Blessed with two boys Nirbhay and Akshay , he was a very devoted father, a caring son to his old parents and fond of his two elder brothers, Col Arun Bhandarkar and Anil Bhandarkar .True to the spirits of Olive Green (og) he believed that his country always came first in his duty.
Date of BIrth
31 Dec 1960
Place of Birth:
25 RR/18 Madras
The Madras Regiment
CI & IS Ops
Date of Martyrdom
"Saga Of Braveheart can trigger many young Indians to know about the life of a man and family and what they did purely to serve our nation and fulfilling their duty."
Shri Rajeev Chandrasekhar
Hon. Minister Of State Electronics & Information Technology,
Skill Development & Entrepreneurship
At the Promo launch, Dec 31 2021
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Metamorphes is a group of spirited veterans who are passionately committed to bring about a positive change in society. Through it’s initiatives such as Veer Naaris & Veterans Outreach Program, Nation Talks Series, Ajit Bhandarkar Award & Research & Advocacy Metamorphes highlights the core values and ethos, including Pride in the Nation and the Armed Forces which are required to create a better society.