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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: Hony Capt Ajit Singh, VrC


Gazette Notification: 94 Pres/72,19-8-72
Operation: 1971 Cactus Lily
Date of Award: 08 Dec 1971

Citation:
Gunner Ajit Singh was a radio operator with the forward observation officer's party during the attack on an enemy position in the Fazilka Sector on 8 December 1971. During the assault, he was struck by a shell splinter and was seriously wounded. Unmindful of his injuries, he continued to operate the radio set transmitting the orders as a result of hich accurate artillery fire was brought down on the enemy  

In this action, Gunner Ajit Singh 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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