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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: Gnr Armugam, VrC


Gazette Notification: 77 Pres/72,17-6-72
Operation: 1971 Cactus Lily
Date of Award: 05 Dec 1971

Citation:
On 5 December 1971, while manning an air defence gun deployed for the protection of Srinagar airfield, Gunner Armugam directed the fire of his gun accurately against an attack by nine enemy Sabre jet aircraft and shot down one enemy aircraft. Though seriously wounded, he continued to fire his gun till he succumbed to his injuries. 

In this action, Gunner Armugam displayed gallantry and professional skill of a high order


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Stats

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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