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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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Vir Chakra (VrC)
Awardee: L/Nk Abhey Ram, VrC


Gazette Notification: 124 Pres72,16-12-72
Operation: 1971 Cactus Lily
Date of Award: 06 Dec 1971

Citation:
Lance Naik Abhey Ram was serving with a battalion of Rajputana Rifles when it encountered strong opposition from the enemy in an area in the Eastern Sector. An attack was launched and during the hand-to-hand fighting, Lance Naik Abhey Ram killed six of the enemy. In the process, he was wounded and later succumbed to his injuries. His gallant act was a source of inspiration to the company and the enemy was forced to flee from the well-fortified position.

In this action Lance Naik Abhey Ram displayed gallantry, determination and devotion to duty of a high order.


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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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