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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.

 

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Vir Chakra (VrC)
Awardee: Hony Nk Amrit, VrC


Gazette Notification: 94 Pres/72,19-8-72
Operation: 1971 Cactus Lily
Date of Award: 16 Dec 1971

Citation:
16 December 1971, a company of the Grenadiers was detailed to carry out reconnaissance of the enemy defences in the Shakargarh Sector. When Grenadier Amrit along with four other men got isolated and surrounded by the enemy in a village, he with utter disregard for his safety charged the enemy and killed three of them. In this action, Grenadier Amrit displayed gallantry and determination 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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