Sometime before first light fell over the mountains, they’d begun their ascent into Arunachal Pradesh once again.
This was the Chinese Army’s fourth assault, in the last charge as a final insult – they’d chopped off the hand of the Buddha Statue in Tawang and carried it away, but something was different this time.
As the sun rose over the Eastern Himalayas around 5 am and the Chinese troops mounted another assault, this time through Sela top – something was different – the Delta company of the Garhwal Rifles or specifically a Rifleman of the 4 Garwal – Jaswant Singh Rawat was in their way.
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Source Credits: Kabeer Sharma in Indiatimes. Image above is of the memorial built in honor of Jaswant Singh Rawat.