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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 Harish Chander Gujral, VrC

Gazette Notification: 70 Pres/62,12-11-62
Operation: 1962 Leg Horn
Date of Award: 22 Oct 1962

On 22 October 1962, 2nd Lieutenant Harish Chander Gujral was sent with reinforcements to takeover command of one of our forward posts in Ladakh and hold it till further orders. With determination and courage he broke through the enemy ring around the post, took the reinforcements in and reorganized the defence of the post. When ordered to withdraw, he had to fight his way out again. In this operation 2nd Lieutenant Gujral displayed courage and determination of a very high order.

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