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When the pin is pulled, Mr. Grenade is not our friend.
- U.S. Marine Corps

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.



Vir Chakra (VrC)
Awardee: Hony Nb Sub Agna Ram, VrC

Operation: 1948 Polo - Hyderabad
Date of Award: 08 Nov 1948

On the night of 7 November 1948, Lance Havildar Agna Ram was the leading section commander of a forward platoon on which came under heavy automatic and machine gun fire. The enemy made liberal use of hand grenades when the platoon came to grips with them.

Though wounded by a grenade splinter, Lance Havildar Agna Ram with four jawans led a bayonet charge, killed two hostiles on the spot and finally captured the position. But for his exemplary courage, devotion to duty and sparkling leadership the feature could not have been captured so easily and the advance of the battalion to the main objective made possible.

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