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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: Sqn Ldr Bartan Ramesh, VrC


Gazette Notification: 92 Pres/72, 29-7-72
Operation: 1971 Cactus Lily
Date of Award: 17 Dec 1971

Citation:
During the operations against Pakistan in December 1971, Flying Officer Bartan Ramesh was serving with a helicopter unit. He carried out forty-five successful operational missions, some of which were in the heart of the battle area. During two of these missions, with complete disregard for his personal safety, he evacuated army battle casualties from forward helipads in the Uri Sector in the face of constant shelling by the enemy. 

Throughout, Flying Officer Ramesh displayed gallantry, professional skill and devotion to duty 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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