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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: Lt Col Satish Nambiar, AVSM, VrC


Gazette Notification: 94Pres 72,19-8-72
Operation: 1971 Cactus Lily
Date of Award: 11 Dec 1971

Citation:
Major Satish Nambiar was in command of a company of Maratha Light Infantry, which had established a roadblock in the Eastern Sector. The enemy assaulted the roadblock in strength on 10 December 1971. The attack was supported by intense artillery, mortar and small arms fire. Major Nambiar in complete disregard for his safety, moved from trench to trench to encourage his men. The assault was beaten back when the enemy was barely 40 yards from the forward defended localities. Similar assaults by the enemy on 11 December were also repulsed. Throughout, Major Nambiar displayed gallantry, determination and leadership of a high order. 


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MVC : 219
VrC : 1317
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Air Force : 224
Army : 1249
BSF : 13
Civillian : 3
CRPF : 1
Navy : 67

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