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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: Gp Capt Anil Kumar Bhadra, VrC


Gazette Notification: 92 Pres/72,27-1-72
Operation: 1971 Cactus Lily
Date of Award: 17 Dec 1971

Citation:
During the operations against Pakistan in December 1971, Squadron Leader Anil Kumar Bhadra as flight commander of a bomber squadron carried out and led night bombing missions deep into enemy territory and attacked vital and heavily defended military targets. On one occasion, although he was subjected to heavy firing at a low altitude, he continued with his attack and dropped his bombs on target causing considerable damage.

Throughout, Squadron Leader Bhadra displayed gallantry, professional skill and leadership 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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