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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: Maj Chandra Kant, VrC


Gazette Notification: 94 Pres/72,19-8-72
Operation: 1971 Cactus Lily
Date of Award: 04 Dec 1971

Citation:
Major Chandra Kant was in command of company detailed to put a post behind an enemy position in the Eastern Sector. Under his able leadership, the company established it before the enemy could withdraw. The enemy finding its route of withdrawal cut reacted violently and subjected the company to intense shelling and assault by tanks. Undeterred Major Chandra Kant went from trench to trench encouraging his men to hold on to the position till the area was cleared of the enemy. In this action, Major Chandra Kant displayed gallantry, leadership 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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