Captain Rakesh TR Wikipedia, Biography, Age, Wife, Hometown, Rank, Career

Captain Rakeash TR is an Indian Soldier known for his Bravery in service. He was the soldier and captain that prevented the Fidayeen intended attack during PM Modi’s Jammu Rally. In this article, we will reveal the essential information you need to know about him.


Early Life

Captain Rakesh TR was born in Thorehalli in Gubbi taluk of Tumakuru district, He grew up in Bengalur under his parents who trained him into a hardworking and fearless individual. The name of his father Rajkumar T who is a rural farmer. His mother is Bhagya DN who works as a homemaker. He and his parents stay in Thorehalli, working daily on their coconut and areca nut farm. Captain, he has an elder sister who is married and settled in Bengaluru.




Rakesh completed primary education at Sri Veena School, Nandini Layout. The gallant soldier did his PU and B.Com at Seshadripuram College. After getting his degree he joined the National Cadet Corps (NCC) Karnataka at the Thal Sainik Camp in New Delhi emerging with a gold medal in camp.



His a degree holder who has always wanted to serve his country in the Army. According to his parents, They never wanted him to join the army but he was determined to serve his country. The 2008 Mumbai attacks were a turning point in his hunger to serve his fatherland. Even when his parents objected to his decision to join the army. Captain Rakesh TR joined the army as a Lieutenant on September 10, 2016, after the Mumbai Attack. After winning a bronze medal in training. He earlier worked in a private firm.



Captain Rakesh TR has won many awards right from his school days. While in service he was awarded the Shaurya Chakra for preventing an attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi scheduled to visit Jammu for a public rally on 24 April 2022. When intel came in that there was an impending attack that will take place during the rally.
Captain Rakesh TR who was the Troop Commander of the 9th Battalion, Parachute Regiment (Special Forces) was charged with the responsibility to react to any terror report during the rally.

When the alert came, he immediately mobilized his troop, he also got input about another attack by terrorists on a security forces convoy.

When Captain Rakesh arrived at the contact site, which was in a densely populated area, he quickly spotted terrorists using a quadcopter and maneuvered tactically to form a close cordon around them.
Immediately the terrorists realized they were surrounded, they began firing sporadically in an attempt to breach the cordon and move towards the civilian area. Captain Rakesh, sensing the danger to civilian lives, pinned down one of the terrorists that were close to civilians by bringing down heavy fire on him, then charged toward the terrorist and neutralized him with accurate fire, disregarding his own safety. This Got him Shaurya Chakra award on the 9th  may 2023.


Personal Life

He is a law-abiding citizen with less ego. We don’t know much about his personal lifestyle. his wife is not known and we are not sure if he is married already. He has an elder sister who is married. His net worth and salary are unknown yet.

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