Lt. Archit Verdia: Brave Jain Army Officer
- Udaipur born, 23 year old Lt. Archit Verdia of 175 Med Regiment Indian Army was posted in Siachen Glacier few months back, Before Siachen, according to his facebook profile, Archit was posted in Panzgam, Jammu & Kashmir.
A deadly fire caused by blast in army camp at Siachen on 20th July 2011. Archit died saving his seniors and other soldiers who were trapped in a bunker engulfed by a fire. Verdia showed the highest degree of courage and jumped inside the bunker the save his officers. In a bid to save others' life, he died on the spot due to suffocation and burn injuries.
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