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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: Gp Capt Sube Singh Malik, VrC, VM

Gazette Notification: 15 Pres. 66,1-1-66
Operation: 1965 Riddle
Date of Award: 01 Sep 1965

Squadron Leader Sube Singh Malik was engaged in operations against Pakistan as a flight commander of a Hunter squadron. He caused extensive damage and destruction to enemy tanks, vehicles and troops. He pressed home his attacks with determination and courage in spite of heavy enemy ground fire and enemy interceptor aircraft. On one occasion the control surfaces of his aircraft were damaged but with skill he brought back his aircraft and landed safely at his base.

During another sortie near Harbanspura railway station his formation caused extensive damage to enemy armour and gun positions in spite of heavy enemy anti aircraft fire. The courage and tenacity of Squadron Leader Malik were in the highest traditions of the Air Force. 

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