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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: Capt Bharat Chandra Pathak, VrC


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

Citation:
Captain Bharat Chandra Pathak was a forward observation officer with an infantry battalion during the operations in the Western Sector. He moved about in the open under heavy enemy fire to observe and bear effective and accurate fire on the enemy, thereby contributing to the success of all the attacks launched by the battalion.

Subsequently, he was largely responsible for silencing enemy guns in an area in the Western Sector. Later, while accompanying the commando platoon, he supported its action with effective artillery fire.

Throughout, Captain Pathak displayed gallantry, professional skill 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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