Indian POWs in pakistan

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    I just watched the movie called, 1971. I never knew of this movie, it has a powerful depiction of the condition of our brave hearts in paki prisons.

    This movie hit me in the guts, right where it hurts. If you have any information, clippings, news item, letters of soldiers or common folk who are lodged in paki jails please share.

    Secondly, what is the best course to bring the plight of our people in front of the right people. How can we spread awareness and help in whatever way possible to bring the full extent of this issue into the limelight.

    1971 - YouTube
     
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    The missing 54 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    Indian Army

    1. Major SPS Waraich IC-12712 15 Punjab
    2. Major Kanwaljit Singh Sandhu IC-14590 15 Punjab
    3. 2/Lt Sudhir Mohan Sabharwal SS-23957 87 Lt Regiment
    4. Capt Ravinder Kaura SS-20095 39 Med Regiment
    5. Capt Giri Raj Singh IC-23283 5 Assam
    6. Capt Om Prakash Dalal SS-22536 Grenadiers
    7. Maj AK Ghosh IC-18790 15 Rajput
    8. Maj AK Suri SS-19807 5 Assam
    9. Capt Kalyan Singh Rathod IC-28148 5 Assam
    10. Major Jaskiran Singh Malik IC-14457 8 Raj. Rifles
    11. Major SC Guleri IC-20230 9 Jat
    12. Lt Vijay Kumar Azad IC-58589 1/9 G R
    13. Capt Kamal Bakshi IC-19294 5 Sikh
    14. 2/ Lt Paras Ram Sharma SS-22490 5/8 G R
    15. Capt Vashisht Nath
    16. L/Hv. Krishna Lal Sharma 13719585 1 JAK RIF
    17. Subedar Assa Singh JC-41339 5 Sikh
    18. Subedar Kalidas JC-59 8 JAKLI
    19. L/Nk Jagdish Raj 9208735 Mahar Regiment
    20. L/Nk Hazoora Singh 682211303
    21. Gunner Sujan Singh 1146819 14 Fd Regiment
    22. Sepoy Daler Singh 2461830 15 Punjab
    23. Gnr Pal Singh 1239603 181 Lt Regiment
    24. Sepoy Jagir Singh 2459087 16 Punjab
    25. Gnr Madan Mohan 1157419 94 Mountain Regiment
    26. Gnr Gyan Chand Gnr Shyam Singh
    27. L/Nk Balbir Singh S B S Chauhan
    28. Capt DS jamwal 81 Field Regiment
    29. Capt Washisht Nath Attock

    Indian Air Force

    30. Sq Ldr Mohinder Kumar Jain 5327-F(P) 27 Sqn
    31. Flt Lt Sudhir Kumar Goswami 8956-F(P) 5 Sqn
    32. Flying Officer Sudhir Tyagi 10871-F(P) 27 Sqn
    33. Flt Lt Vijay Vasant Tambay 7662 –F(P) 32 Sqn
    34. Flt Lt Nagaswami Shanker 9773-F(P) 32 Sqn
    35. Flt Lt Ram Metharam Advani 7812-F(P) JBCU
    36. Flt Lt Manohar Purohit 10249(N) 5 Sqn
    37. Flt Lt Tanmaya Singh Dandoss 8160-F(P) 26 Sqn
    38. Wg Cdr Hersern Singh Gill 4657-F(P) 47 Sqn
    39. Flt Lt Babul Guha 5105-F(P)
    40. Flt Lt Suresh Chander Sandal 8659-F(P) 35 Sqn
    41. Sqn. Ldr. Jal Manikshaw Mistry 5006-F(P)
    42. Flt Lt Harvinder Singh 9441-F(P) 222 Sqn
    43. Sqn Ldr Jatinder Das Kumar 4896-F(P) 3 Sqn
    44. Flt Lt LM Sassoon 7419-F(P) JBCU
    45. Flt Lt Kushalpal Singh Nanda 7819-F(N) 35 Sqn
    46. Flg Offr. Krishan L Malkani 10576-F(P) 27 Sqn
    47. Flt Lt Ashok Balwant Dhavale 9030-F(P) 1 Sqn
    48. Flt Lt Shrikant C Mahajan 10239-F(P) 5 Sqn
    49. Flt Lt Gurdev Singh Rai 9015-F(P) 27 Sqn
    50. Flt Lt Ramesh G Kadam 8404-F(P) TACDE
    51. Flg Offr. KP Murlidharan 10575-F(P) 20 Sqn
    52. Naval Pilot Lt. Cdr Ashok Roy
    53. Sqn Ldr Devaprasad Chatterjee
    54. Plt Offr Tejinder Singh Sethi

    (This list was tabled in the Lok Sabha in 1979 by Samarendra Kundu, Minister of State of External Affairs, in reply to unstarred question 6803 raised by Amarsingh Pathawa.) Note - Initial list consisted of 40 names which later on expanded to 54.

    "If the cause be just and mind be strong, No force is great, No distance long, If selfless souls with such a strength, Face hazards all, they win at length." THIS is a diary noting in Dr R.S. Suri’s diary, father of Major Ashok Suri, captured in the 1971 war. The Army had declared Major Suri as "Killed in action". DR Suri who ran a Yoga Ashram in New Delhi did not believe it. He was sent a helmet with a bullet hole in it and someone else’s name written on it.
     
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