The posterboy of the Kargil war of 1999, Captain Vikram Batra, laid down his life for his motherland on July 7 while fighting with Pakistani intruders. Captain Vikram Batra displayed exemplary bravery in the face of adversity due which he is an inspiration for gentlemen cadets and young officers of the Indian Army. For his bravery, Captain Batra was awarded Param Vir Chakra posthumously.