Naik Gursewak Singh joined the armed forces in 2004 and had served in frontier areas of Jammu and Kashmir such as Poonch, Rajouri, South and North Kashmir. He was also a demolition specialist and the best student in the leadership course. Singh was an expert in Unarmed Combat and Close Quarter Battle.
He had been associated with CDS Gen Bipin Rawat for the last three years. According to Gurbakhsh, he was the sixth sibling in a line of eight children. He has five brothers and two sisters. Gurubaksh told the Indian Express that he had promised her children that he would come in January or February 2022. “When he was leaving the village in November, we were not aware that this was the last visit of Gursewak,” he said. He is survived by his wife Jaspreet Kaur, three children, and a 70-year-old father.
He was married to Jaspreet Kaur in 2011. He has two daughters Simratdeep Kaur, Gurleen Kaur, and a son Gurfatih Singh. Gursewak Singh’s mother Gurmeet Kaur passed away in 2010. Naik Gursewak Singh’s elder brother Kishan Singh, who joined the army in 2004, has been posted in the Punjab Police. Younger brother Lakhwinder Singh works hard to support the family.