Major Anuj Sood Biography, Family, Wife, Age, Achievements, Battalion, Shaurya Chakra, Net Worth

Major Anuj Sood Biography, Family, Wife, Age, Achievements, Battalion, Shaurya Chakra, Net Worth

Anuj Sood was born on 17 December in the year 1989, but we lost this gem due to the terrorist attacks in Kashmir, know his biography, family, wife and life story

Anuj hails from Kangara, Himachal Pradesh.

Major Anuj Sood was an Indian Army Officer by profession, who recently achieved the Shaurya Chakra award for his bravery. He was one of the members of the 19th Battalion, Brigade of the Guards and considered to be the 21st Rashtriya Rifles Battalion member.

Major Anuj Sood Personal Information, Biography, Family, Wife, Education

Anuj Sood was martyred in the action while serving his duty in the city of Handwara in Jammu and Kashmir. Later, he was taken to the Air Force Command Hospital Bengaluru. Anuj Sood completed his schooling at the Punjab Public School in Nabha. His father Brigadier Chandrakant Singh is proud of Major Anuj Sood even today.


In the year 2008, Sood cleared his AIEEE and luckily met all the eligibilities and criteria for joining the IIT but he opted for the National Defence Academy instead of it as he was convinced in joining the Indian Army. Being a child Anuj Sood was inspired by his father and wanted to follow in the footsteps of, who served as an Indian Army Officer in the Corps of Electronics and Mechanical Engineers.

Anuj Sood Professional Army Career

Anuj Sood was commissioned from the Indian Military Academy to Dehradun on the 9th of June in the year 2012. After finishing his professional training as a young Lieutenant, Anuj got regimental duties such as Adjutant and Platoon Commander just before being appointed as Aide de Camp to the General Officer Commanding 14 RAPID for a period of 13 months.

Major Sood then went on to finish his Junior Command Courses in the Army War College in Mhow and achieved an A+ grade. A year later, he married his love of life Aakriti Singh who was born in Himachal Pradesh and is a software engineer.


She was also a daughter of Navy-Marine Commando and got married to Anuj. In the year 2018, Anuj Sood was assigned to the Rashtriya Rifles 21 in an intense Counter Insurgency environment for security.

Anuj Sood Achievements

Major Anuj Sood was given the nation’s third-highest peacetime gallantry award. He was awarded the ‘Shaurya Chakra’ after his death on January 26th in the year 2021 for his supreme sacrifice and bravery during Operation Chanjimula as he lost his life in saving the country.


Anuj Sood’s Net Worth

Major Anuj Sood’s net worth was between INR 50 Lakhs to 1 Crore.

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