Sikkim: Bust of Iron man of Natula Inaugurated at Natula

The Tri-Colour continues to flutter with pride today at Natu La because of the grit, determination and farsightedness of the officer and our Nation shall always remain grateful to him. Indeed, he shall always be remembered as ‘The Iron Man of Natu La’.


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The Black Cat Division conducted centenary celebrations of birth of Lieutenant General Sagat Singh, Padma Bhushan, PVSM at Natu La on 14 July 2019 with full military grandeur. General Officer Commanding Black Cat  Division  unveil a bust of Lieutenant General Sagat Singh, at Baba Harbhajan Singh Shrine near Sherathang and laid a wreath in honour of the Late hero to whom we attribute the Indian Army’s presence at Natu La today.

Sikkim: Bust of Iron man of Natula Inaugurated at Natula

During the unprovoked belligerence by the Chinese at Natu La and Cho La in August and September 1967 respectively, General Sagat Singh displayed leadership of the highest order and gave a befitting reply to the Chinese.

Due to his resolute outlook, the Indian Army stood firm at these two passes and showed to the Nation and the World that such hostile acts by the Chinese would not go unchallenged.

Sikkim: Bust of Iron man of Natula Inaugurated at Natula

The Tri-Colour continues to flutter with pride today at Natu La because of the grit, determination and farsightedness of the officer and our Nation shall always remain grateful to him. Indeed, he shall always be remembered as ‘The Iron Man of Natu La’.

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