April 19, 2019

Friendship beyond Explanation: Shaheed Capt. Manoj Kumar Pandey, PVC

Friendship has no end.

Here is a brief story of Shaheed Capt. Manoj Kumar Pandey PVC who continued with his friendship with Mr. Pawan Kumar Mishra right from his Sainik School days till he achieved Martyrdom.

Mr Pawan Kumar Mishra is working as Professor in Physics for IIT JEE/PMT in Delhi for the last fifteen years. HeIMG_20170526_063901 had been a very close friend of Shaheed Capt. Manoj Kumar Pandey, PVC; since his Sainik School days i.e. July 1987. He is M. Sc. in Physics along with NET (CSIR). Recently he had been invited by Mr Anand Kumar, Founder of “Super 30” at Patna to teach Physics to his students at JEE Advance Level. He got all the praise and applaud from the students and Anand Sir, with just one week of rigorous and convincing teaching with a quality.

  IMG-20170525-WA0035 He has written a book “The Hero Of Batalik” which is biography of best friend of his life, Capt. Manoj Kumar Pandey,  who was honored with ‘Param Vir Chakra’ in Kargil War 1999. This book contains ‘The Last Letter’ of Shaheed Captain Pandey from Kargil written to him along with numerous letters from ‘His ‘ training days at NDA, IMA, Siachen and www.newsnviews.online Capt. Manoj Pandey 1Commando Course. The book also contains ‘personal diary’ details of Captain Manoj Pandey. Published in 2015, it has been a best seller book in it’s category.

 Mr. Pawan runs a School at his village in Mahrajganj district of Uttar Pradesh, as a tribute to his best friend. This school teaches ‘the poorest of poor’ of the nearby area at primary level. This school motivates the students to do better even in constraints of space, time and resources, as per their Idol, Capt. Manoj Kumar Pandey, who also had a childhood with limited resources.

Life continues. Friendship, will not be forgotten, it only gets stronger in loving memory of his friend – Shaheed Captain Manoj Kumar Pandey, PVC . God willing some of his students from Maharajganj may join our Defense Forces, that would be the reward.


About Pawan Mishra 2 Articles
I have authored the book Hero of Batalik. Capt. Manoj Kr. Pandey was my batchmate since my sainik school days of July 1987. We were together in maximum activities of UP Sainik school Lucknow. Due to medical barriers I could not join him in 90th NDA course at Khadakwasla, Pune. We continued to exchange letters at least twice every month till his last letter reached me during Kargil War in 1999. At present I am based in Delhi and teaching students Physics for IIIT / PMT in the capacity of HOD at Narayana Academy.I am also running a school in the name of Capt. Manoj Kr Pandey Vidyamandir at his village in Maharajganj district of UP for the poorest of poor.