On 5th August ,1965,Pakistani infiltration were sighted in Poonch,close to the Infantry Brigade headquarters. Immediately,a patrol commanded by caption Chander Narain Singh was dispatched to locate & liquidate them.
Barely an hour later,the patrol halfway up a hill range encounter savage Pakistani machine gun fire. Despite losing one man in this initial skirmish Caption Singh moved towards the enemy's flank. Two light machine guns were effectively silenced.
Caption Singh commenced his final attack at night. He led his small band of men in the charge to within 50 meters of the enemy when he was killed by a burst of machine gun fire. However his men continued the attack & liquidated the enemy, capturing large quantities of arms & ammunition in the process .
For his heroism ,Caption Sing was decorated with the Mahvir Chakra posthumously.