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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: Sub Ajmer Singh, VrC

Gazette Notification: 132 Pres 65,17-9-65
Operation: 1965 Riddle
Date of Award: 10 Sep 1965

On 10 September 1965, during the assault on Burki village in Pakistan, Naib Subedar (then Havildar) Ajmer Singh found his platoon pinned down by the rapid medium machine gun fire of the enemy With great presence of mind, he crawled towards the enemy bunker and although hit by a burst he continued to advance. Inspired by his personal example his platoon rushed forward and destroyed the enemy position completely.

The leadership and courage displayed by Naib Subedar Ajmer Singh in this action were in the best traditions of the Indian Army.

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