Our Martyr – Lalramthara

Name :  C/555 Lalramthara, 1-MAP

Date & Place of Occurence : 24.3.1999 at Vaitin Village

Brief of Action causing such death : On 24.3.1999,information was received by the Sakawrdai B.O.P. that a group of extremists  entered Vaitin village. Hence, patrolling party consisting of 6 (six) personnel was immediately sent to Vaitin under the command of ASI (UB) ZoramsangaRalte. On entering the Vaitin village by patrolling party, an ambush was laid by the extremists who turn out to be PLA militants instead of MAIDA. Although C/555 Lalramthara retaliated, however was shot dead by the militants as the Police patrolling party was largely out-numbered by the said PLA militants.