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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: BHM Babu Mall, VrC


Gazette Notification: 94 Pres/72,19-8-72
Operation: 1971 Cactus Lily
Date of Award: 09 Dec 1971

Citation:
On 9 December 1971, while commanding a detachment of an air defence battery guarding an installation, Battery Havildar Major Babu Mall directed the fire of his gun in an accurate manner and shot down a Pakistani 104 Star fighter.

In this action, Battery Havildar Major Babu Mall displayed commendable courage and professional skill.



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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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