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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 Chandra Krishna Kumar, VrC

Gazette Notification: 15 Pres. 66,1-1-66
Operation: 1965 Riddle
Date of Award: 07 Sep 1965

Flight Lieutenant Chandra Krishna Kumar Menon of a Hunter squadron at Halwara in September 1965 carried out eight operational sorties ofwhich seven were in close support of the Army On 8 September, he led a four aircraft formation to engage targets in the Kasur-Lahore Sector. His formation destroyed a supply train carrying ammunition at Raiwind. During the same mission, a large number of tanks and gun emplacements were also successfully engaged and destroyed or damaged. In these sorties, Flight Lieutenant Menon displayed professional skill and utter disregard for his personal safety in the best traditions of the Air Force. 

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