Legacy of Vikram Batra - The Legendary Indian Army

Sep 9, 2021 - 22:05
Sep 9, 2021 - 22:07
Legacy of Vikram Batra - The Legendary Indian Army

Vikram Batra is also well known in India for using the slogan, Yeh Dil Maange More! as his signal to communicate mission success.

He is also known for an interview in which he stated that Pakistani soldiers were aware of him. He was also honoured with several landmarks being named after him: the historic capture of Point 4875 led to the mountain being named Batra Top in his honour.

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A hall at the Service Selection Centre Allahabad is named 'Vikram Batra Block', a residential area in the Jabalpur Cantonment is called 'Captain Vikram Batra Enclave' and the combined cadet's mess at the IMA is named 'Vikram Batra Mess'.

A memorial for war veterans including Batra stands at his alma mater DAV College, Chandigarh honouring the services of the soldiers. Government College Palampur was later renamed in the memory of Batra.

The college is renamed as Shaheed Captain Vikram Batra Government College, Palampur. New Delhi's Mukarba Chowk and its flyover were renamed in honour of Batra in December 2019 as "Shaheed Captain Vikram Batra Chowk". Saheed Captain Vikram Batra Stadium at Palampur was named after Batra.

Panjab University, Chandigarh dedicated state of the art Indoor Shooting Range in honour of Captain Vikram Batra. The Indian Army paid tribute to Batra on the 21st anniversary of his death in a video posted on its social media account.

The video featured Batra's famous words- Yeh dil maange more, and included people of all ages and from all walks of life saying "I am Vikram Batra".

To commemorate the 22 years of the sacrifice made by Batra, Army Commander Northern Command Lieutenant general Yogesh Kumar Joshi overflew the famous "Batra Top" in a Sukhoi-30 MKI and paid homage to the nation's hero from the sky. Joshi was also the then Commanding Officer of Batra.

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