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What is Happening

A meeting of the War Decorated Trust was held on Thursday at Chandigarh. The following Trustees were present:

  • Brig Sant Singh, MVC** (in the Chair)
  • Brig NS Sandhu, MVC
  • Brig KS Chandpuri, MVC, VSM
  • Capt Reet MP Singh, VrC

Discussion centered around passing the audited accounts for the year 2012-2013 and the Scholarship Scheme of the Trust.

 

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Param Vir Chakra (PVC)
Awardee: Sub (Hony Capt) Bana Singh, PVC (retd)


Gazette Notification: 9/Pres./88 22.1.88
Operation: 1984 Meghdoot Saichen
Date of Award: 26 Jan 1988

Citation:

Naib Subedar Bana Singh volunteered to be a member of task force constituted in June 1987 to clear an intrusion by an adversary in the Siachen Glacier area at an attitude of 21,000 feet. the post was virtually an impregnable glacier fortress with ice walls, 1500 feet high, on both sides. Naib Subedar Bana Singh led his men through and extremely difficult and hazardous route. He inspired them by his indomitable courage and leadership. the brave Naib Subedar and his men crawled and closed in on the adversary. Moving from trench to trench, lobbing hand grenades and charging with a bayonet, he cleared the post of all intruders. Naib Subedar Bana Singh displayed the most conspicuous gallantry and leadership under the most adverse conditions.



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Medals
PVC : 21
MVC : 219
VrC : 1317
Branches
Air Force : 224
Army : 1249
BSF : 13
Civillian : 3
CRPF : 1
Navy : 67

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