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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: CHM Bal Bahadur Gurung, VrC


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

Citation:
During the operations against Pakistan in December 1971, Lance Naik Bal Bahadur Gurung and his section were given the task of raiding an enemy medium machine gun bunker in the Sylhet Sector. Lance Naik Gurung and another jawan crawled within fifteen yards of the post and lobbed grenades. With great presence of mind Lance Naik Gurung charged the enemy bunker with a khukri and killed two of the enemy soldiers. The rest fled leaving their arms.

In this action, Lance Naik Gurung displayed gallantry, determination 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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