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Dear Members of the Corps of Signals fratenity,
With grief we are posting details of our colleagues who leave for their heavenly abode. We request members to forward their "shradhanjali". Kindly share with us the photographs, fond memories and association.
We await tributes from associates/ course mates for publication.
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RMS Tributes
  • Amar Jawan: Roll of Honour of the Indian Armed Forces
  • The Kargil Memorial
  • Friday, February 19, 2010

    Lt Gen K Balaram

    I have had the honor of doing DSSC 39(way back in 1983) under General K Balaram. Incidentally he was not only a great General but also a great scholar and an exemplary walking and talking model of integrity. in order to prove his influence on the students of that course I would like to say that more than 120 flag officers have been produced by that course. The next COAS designate, Seven C-in-C, 27 Lt Gens, 37 Maj Gens and equivalent and more than 50 Brigadiers and equivalent have been produced by that course.

    As Brig Adm 11 Corps I was fortunate to meet him and look after him for a day when he came to collect a car from Jhalandhar. I received him at the railway station personally and he said,"Why did you have to come"? In reply i said," as your student from 39 staff course i thought it would be appropriate if I come to receive you at the railway station". He simply smiled.

    May I on behalf of all the students of 39 staff corps (Army, Navy, Air force) pray to God for eternal peace for the General.
    With Regards,
    Brig(Retd) Kartar Singh
    President RESL