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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: Nk Bal Bahadur, VrC


Gazette Notification: 94 Pres/72,19-8-72
Operation: 1971 Cactus Lily
Date of Award: 07 Dec 1971

Citation:
During the operations against Pakistan in December 1971, Naik Bal Bahadur was commanding a detachment of an air defence battery deployed in an area in the Western Sector. On 7 December, during an enemy air raid, he directed the fire of his gun in an accurate manner and shot down an enemy MIG 19 aircraft.

In this action, Naik Bal Bahadur displayed gallantry, determination and professional skill 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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