Firing from his carbine and throwing grenades, he daringly leapt from one to the other bunker and single handedly claimed a number of Pakistani casualties. The Pakistanis, caught inside their dugouts, could not put up any meaningful fight. At the end of the encounter our troops withdrew safely-leaving behind many dead and injured Pakistanis.
In Patacourt near Zoralganj a company of Pakistani soldiers and Razakars were ambushed on August 10. A group of 20 guerillas under Mohiuddin engaged this company and in the brief encounter I Pakistani soldier was killed while 2 soldiers and 3 Razakars were injured. The guerillas disappeared into the countryside without suffering any casualty.
14 August was the independence day of Pakistan and we decided to carry out large scale raids and ambushes against the Pakistanis on the day. Pakistani high command apprehended such escalation and accordingly warned all its forces to remain on the maximum alert. We knew of the preparedness and planned all actions thoroughly. There were 10 planned raids on Pakistani positions in No.1 sector coinciding with the independence days. These operations were along the active battle front from Chagalnya to Ramgarh. Besides, there were many ambushes and other smaller actions throughout the sector.
On of the most important raids was conducted on Sreenagar near Shuvapur. Shreenagar defences were reconnoitred well in advance, pinpointing the locations of command post, LMG and MG post, ration and ammunition dumps. The raiding party stealthily moved close enough to the defence and neutralized the weapon posts with rocket launchers. Thereafter it was a conventional raid, lasting a brief period and the guerillas disappeared into the darkness of the night. This particular raid was conducted by a platoon and 2 Pakistanis were killed while 4 others were injured. Our forces did not suffer any casualty.
On August 25, a raid was conducted at Amlighat area near East Wali Nagar. The Pakistanis suffered 3 casualtics. One of our soldiers was slightly injured in the action. However they all returned to base safely.
On August 28 railway track near Mirsharai was mined by Il group 15 led by Nizam. At 8-25 a.m. a train carrying Pakistani soldiers and Razakars was derailed by the mine explosion. It was learnt that the Pakistanis had suffered 35 casualties in the action.
On 5 September, raid was conducted on a Razakar camp near Chittagong. 6 Razakars were killed and many were wounded seriously.
On 12 September an ambush was laid in Samarkand area, close to the international borders, Elements of 19 Rajput Batallion (India) Provided covering fire during the operation. A Pakistani patrol party suffered 5 casualties and rest of them fled away without any fighting.
On September 14 a very important meeting was held with the Indian Army Commander Lt. Gen. Jagjit Singh Aurora. It was decided to step up conventional military