gallantry awards: Gallantry Awards: Six awarded Kirti Chakra, desirous about Ops in Kashmir

At the eve of Republic Day, the President licensed 412 awards for valor, six folks won Kirti Chakra for his or her movements in opposition to terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir. Along with the ones awarded the Kirti Chakras – 4 of them have been awarded posthumously – 15 folks have been named after the Shaurya Chakra for bravery.

Given the relative peace within the northeast, maximum of the ones awarded for operations in Kashmir, together with Main Subhang, who was once instrumental in killing two terrorists in shut struggle at Budgam. The officer encountered small hands hearth and underbarrel grenade launchers, wounding him and two of his squaddies, however introduced the combat to an in depth.

Naik Jitendra Singh, additionally named after Kirti Chakra, took section in 3 operations by which seven terrorists have been killed. The soldier was once seriously wounded in a conflict at Pulwama however confirmed outstanding braveness in combating a terrorist who was once attacking contributors of his group. The President additionally licensed one Bar to Sena medal, 92 Sena medals (4 posthumously), one Nao Sena medal (posthumous), and 7 Vayu Sena medals. As well as, 29 Param Vishisht Seva medals, 3 Uttam Yudh Seva medals, one Bara medal to Ati Vishisht Seva and 52 Ati Vishisht Seva medals have been introduced.

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