Rezang La Battle
During Sino-Indian war of 1962, Indian army was lead by Major Shaitan Singh on Rezang La pass. He won the posthumous Param Vir Chakra for his actions during the war. On 18th November 1962, 114 Indian soldiers out of 123 were killed for the action. A memorial in Rewari mentions that 1300 Chinese soldiers were killed in the battle. Most of the Ahir soldiers came from Rewari of Haryana and Alwar of Rajasthan.
Memorials for Rezang La Battle Martyrs
A memorial was built near Dharuhera Chowk in the Rezang La Park of Rewari City by the Rezangla Shaurya Samiti. Memorial functions are arranged every year by the samiti in collaboration with district administration and the Kumaon Regiment in memory of the brave soldiers. Family members of the martyrs also take part in those functions.
Visiting Information to Rezang La Pass
Rezang La Pass can be reached via Leh. Nearest railway station to Leh would be Jammu Tawi railway station. Nearest airport would be Leh Airport.
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