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When the pin is pulled, Mr. Grenade is not our friend.
- U.S. Marine Corps

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: Nk Appukuttan Sahadevan, VrC


Gazette Notification: 77 Pres/72,17-6-72
Operation: 1971 Cactus Lily
Date of Award: 17 Dec 1971

Citation:
Naik Appukuttan Sahadevan was section commander in a company of Madras Regiment deployed on the Western Sector. On the night of 15 December 1971, the assault of the leading company was hindered by an enemy medium machine gun. Naik Sahadevan, without any regard for his safety, rushed to the medium machine gun post and silenced it by lobbing grenades. He was hit by a burst as a result of which he died. In this action, Naik Sahadevan displayed gallantry of a high order. 


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Stats

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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