With profound grief and deep sorrow , we regret to inform the  sad demise of Veteran Col Viren Jain, FRGS ( 84 yrs)  at 18:45 on 23/06/2022      at a Civil Hospital in Siliguri (officers’ home town) after prolonged illness.

Born on  19 Feb 1938 at Ajmer, Col Jain was commissioned into 5/11 GR on14 Dec 1958. COAS Commendation card awardees and a graduate of DSSC, he had done Mountaineering, Interviewing officers and Basic Para & Sky diving Courses. He has held important assignments like Assistant Air & Military attache in Nepal and command of 5/11 GR & 2/11 GR.

A prolific writer, his articles were published in KIRANTI and THE GORKHA. He had trekked extensively in Nepal, Sikkim & Arunachal Pradesh. After retirement from service on 29 Feb 1990,he had settled  down at Siliguri. He served with the Central Govt from 1991to 1994 and with Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment from 1994 to 1996.

He is survived by Mrs Shanta Jain (wife), Mr Suhz Viren Jain (Son) and Mrs Vejoya Viren Hazarika (Daughter) who lives in USA with her husband.

Condolence Message may be sent as follows:-

(a)  Mob No for speaking to Mrs Jain 9474354743

(b) Mob No for Whatsapp Message to Mr Suhz  9679964483

(c) Email ID- 

(d)  Postal address :-


Near Medical mor,

Sushruta Nagar

Siliguri-734012 (W.B)