Hero of battle of Longewala dies

Chandigarh
17 Nov 2018

Brigadier Kuldip Singh Chandpuri (retd), who is known as the hero of the historic 1971 battle of Longewala, died Saturday in a private hospital in Mohali, his family said. He was a MahaVir Chakra awardee. He was 78.Brig Chandpuri was suffering from cancer, his family said.He is survived by his wife and three sons. PTI