Profession: Army Personnel
Brother of Vikram Batra
Father of Vikram Batra
Girdhari Lal Batra
Mother of Vikram Batra
Kamal Kanta Batra
Sister of Vikram Batra
Affairs/Girlfriends of Vikram Batra
Dimple Cheema (1995-till his death)
Favourite Restaurant of Vikram Batra
Neugal Cafe in Palampur
Awards, Honours, Achievements of Vikram Batra
Param Vir Chakra (Posthumous)
Information about Vikram Batra
The twins were named as 'Luv' (Vikram) and 'Kush' (Vishal) after the sons of Lord Rama.
He was born as the third child of his parents.
He was also the president of the Youth Service Club of his college.
His parents were in the teaching profession.
He attained his primary education from his mother.
Besides being a brilliant student, he was also a great sportsperson and represented his school at the National level during the Youth Parliamentary Competitions held at Delhi.
After being qualified for the 'C' certificate in the NCC, Vikram attained the rank of Senior Under Officer in his NCC unit.
While studying at the DAV College in Chandigarh, he joined the Air Wing of the National Cadet Corps (NCC) and was adjudged the best NCC Air Wing Cadet of Punjab Directorate in North Zone.
He was the elder of twin sons as he was born 14 minutes earlier to his twin brother Vishal.
Captain Vikram Batra was born in a small town in Palampur, Himachal Pradesh.
In 1990, Vikram and his twin brother represented their school in Table Tennis at the All India KVS Nationals.
He passed his Class 12 Board Examination in 1992 with 82% marks.
He was also very good at Karate and won a Green Belt at a National level camp in Manali.
At his alma matter DAV College in Chandigarh, a memorial for war veterans including Captain Batra has been displayed.