Captain Tushar Mahajan was brought into the world on 20 April 1989 in a group of academicians. His dad Dev Raj Gupta was a notable educationist in Udhampur and resigned as a headteacher. Capt. Mahajan consistently supported the fantasy about turning into a trooper for taking on fear-based oppressors and killing them. Prior to getting chosen for National Defense Academy preparing, Capt Tushar had finished his tutoring from Little Flowers Convent School up to class VIII and later Happy Model Higher Secondary School up to Class 12 in Udhampur. He joined NDA in the year 2006 (group 116) and from that point went to IMA in the year 2009 (Batch 126).
Capt Tushar Mahajan, as indicated by dear companions, had joined the Indian Army against the desires of his folks. His dad needed him to turn into a specialist like his senior sibling yet he followed his energy and turned into an official in the military. He got appointed into the popular Parachute Regiment and joined the world-class 9 Para(SF). Capt Tushar cherished the audacious life and invested wholeheartedly in being a commando from the esteemed Special Forces unit, known for its adrenaline junkie tasks.
During the year 2016, Captain Mahajan’s unit was conveyed in the J&K region and was embraced by counterinsurgency procedures consistently. On 20 Feb 2016, the aggressors assaulted an escort of CRPF in Pampore when they were getting back from an inquiry activity. A sum of 11 CRPF Jawans got injured in the assault and afterward, the assailants entered the close-by multi-storeyed Entrepreneurship Development Institute (EDI) at Pampore in Pulwama area, around 15 km south of Srinagar city. The police and security powers cleared in excess of 100 individuals, including understudies and EDI representatives, from the structure prior to cordoning off space. Accordingly, a choice was taken to dispatch activity to flush out the aggressors utilizing the world-class powers of 9 Para(SF) alongside different components of the security powers.
9 Para(SF) chose to dispatch a late-night commando activity to kill the no-nonsense aggressors. The attack group that initiated the activity was driven by Capt Tushar Mahajan. He alongside his soldiers raged the enormous structure in a trying way and constrained the aggressors to move to different zones in the structure, hence getting a huge territory free from the structure to dispatch resulting tasks. The aggressors were intensely equipped and were utilizing programmed weapons and projectiles. During this adrenaline junkie activity, Capt Tushar Mahajan got hit by four slugs and was genuinely harmed. He was emptied to 92 Base emergency clinic in Srinagar where he capitulated to his wounds. Capt Tushar Mahajan showed excellent mental fortitude and battling soul during the activity and drove from the front like a genuine military pioneer. His penance prepared for the resulting composed attack wherein every one of the aggressors was effectively killed.
Capt Tushar Mahajan was given the courage grant “Shaurya Chakra” for his boldness, enduring battling soul, and incomparable penance. The hero always remains in our hearts.