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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.



Vir Chakra (VrC)
Awardee: Capt Jainarayan Singh Bisht, VrC

Gazette Notification: 55 Pres/91, 26-1-91
Operation: Op Savage (Sikkim)
Date of Award: 26 Jan 1991

On 20 April 1999, on receiving information about the militants hiding in the area of Chulipuram, Jaffna, Sri Lanka, Captain Jainarayan Singh Bisht quickly organised a raid on the hideout and himself led the assault on the militants. Despite heavy volume of effective automatic fire of the militants, Captain Bisht along with Lance Naik S. Chellapan Charged the militants from a flank. He killed one militant on the sport and thereafter in hot pursuit charged into a house where militants were hiding. One militant who was injured attempted to flee. Captain Bisht pursued the fleeing militant till he was trapped and shot dead by one of the stops very imaginatively deployed by Captain Bisht.

This lightning and bold raid by Captain Bisht led to the killing of 3 militants and recovery of 2 AK-47 automatic rifles, 4 Magazines of a AK-47 rifles, 4 hand grenades, ammunition and document of great importance for collecting intelligence. 

Captain Jainarayan Singh  Bisht displayed conspicuous courage and valour in the face of the militants. 

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