GL Batra in Palampur and Kamalkanta gave birth to two twins after on 9 September 1974 after two daughters. They both named Love-Kush. Vikram's admission was done first in DAV School, then in Central School Palampur. But seeing Army's discipline as a school in Army Cantonment and listening to the stories of patriotism by his Father induced Vikram interest in defense.
Apart from being a studious student in academic, he was also a top-ranking player in table tennis, he also had the passion to participate in cultural events. In July 1996, he took admission in the Indian Army Academy Dehradun. On completion of education in December 1997, he was made the lieutenant of Army Jammu and Kashmir Rifles at the place named Sopore of Jammu on December 6, 1997.
He also trained in 1999 with commando training. On June 1, 1999, his detachment was sent to the Kargil war.
Vikram was made Captain at the same time after winning the Hump and Rocky Nab locations.
After this, the responsibility of getting the highest number of 5140 peaks out of the Pakistan Army right next to Srinagar-Leh road was also given to Captain Vikram Batra. In spite of being a very remote area, Vikram Batra took possession of this peak with his colleagues at 3.30 am on June 20, 1999.
When Vikram Batra said his victory through the radio through this peak, 'ye dil maange more', his name was applauded not only in the army but in entire India. The next day, with the Indian flag in the top 5140,
the photograph of Vikram Batra and his team came in the media which made every Indian go crazy about them.
After this, the army started the campaign to capture the peak 4875. It was also handed over to Vikram. While not caring about life, Lieutenant along with Anuj Nayyar killed many Pakistan soldiers.
During his Kargil war, his code name was 'Sher Shah'. Captain Vikram Batra was martyred on July 7 in the Kargil war. This young man had shown that the Indian soldiers were not less than anyone. He played a key role in winning Kargil's five most important points. Vikram was honored with 'Paramveer Chakra'.
Vikram saved many of their companions before his death. The Indian Army Chief himself had said about him: “If he comes back he comes back alive then he will be made the head of the Indian Army”
Vikram Batra's 'Ye Dil Maange More' Dialogue was very famous. After capturing the respected point he used to say Ye Dil Maange More from the top of the peak. Vikram did not go to any school for early studies. His early studies were done at home and his teacher was her mother.
In the leadership of Captain Vikram Batra on June 19, 1999, the Indian Army snatched the Division 5140 from the intruders. It was intangible and strategic point, because it fell on a high, straightforward climb.
The hidden Pakistani infiltrators were firing bullets from the height of Indian soldiers.
Vikram Batra and Lt Anuj Nayyar were given the Maha Vir Chakra. They both died in an attempt to capture point 4875. On June 16, Captain Vikram wrote to his twin brother Vishal in a letter in which he wrote-
Dear Kush 'Take care of mother and father anything could happen here.