During the Bangladesh Ops 1971-72, Lieutenant Colonel B K Narayan and the South Column Unit he Commanded liberated Kaptai in Rangamati District of Chittagong Hill Tracts. He conducted the Friday prayer service for Muslim worshipers in Kaptai. The Military Mission had aimed at bringing Peace and Joy to the Bangla Muslim Community. The role of this Gunner officer as an Infantry Commander is historical.
The memorable foot journey through the forests of Chittagong Hill Tracts while evacuating battle wounded casualties of Indo-Pak War of 1971, and the unexpected encounter with a Chakma tribal youth who had needed help.
Operation Eagle-Liberation war of Bangladesh. Indira Gandhi conferred Bangladesh’s highest State Honor.