Chhabi Lal Purja Pun
Chhabi Lal Purja Pun, a native of the Myagdi district of Nepal, worked for IDG security in Afghanistan since 2005. During this time he defended UN compounds in Kabul, Kalat, Kandahar and Mazar-e-Sharif.
Before coming to Afghanistan, Chhabi Lal had a long and venerable career in the Indian Army where he served with the 3/8 Gorkha Rifles for 24 years. He achieved the rank of sergeant. Chhabi Lal had significant combat experience. Friends describe Chhabi Lal as a loyal and motivated soldier. He is survived by his wife, Purni Purja Pun, two sons and a daughter.
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The above tribute was first published on iSeek (the UN's Intranet) using information provided by field missions, the Departments of Peacekeeping and Field Support and OHRM, as well as comments shared by colleagues in conversations, email messages, and media accounts.