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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: Sub Ankush Mahadev Chawan, VrC


Gazette Notification: 124 Pres72,16-12-72
Operation: 1971 Cactus Lily
Date of Award: 13 Dec 1971

Citation:
Naik Ankush Mahadev Chawan was in command of the left forward section of his company during its attack on an enemy position in the Eastern Sector. During the assault both his light machine gun numbers were seriously wounded but Naik Ankush Chawan picked up the automatic himself and continued to fire from the hip till the objective was captured. During the next day, he inflicted heavy casualties on the enemy.

During these actions, Naik Ankush Chawan displayed gallantry, determination arid devotion to duty of a high order.



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Stats

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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