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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: Cdr Megh Nath Sangal, VrC


Gazette Notification: 74 Pres.72 1-6-72
Operation: 1971 Cactus Lily
Date of Award: 05 Dec 1971

Citation:
Megh Nath Sangal, Master ChiefElectrical Artificer (Power) Second Class, was a member ofthe crew of an Indian naval ship, which attacked Karachi on the night of 4 December 1971. In the face of imminent air attack and in the presence of enemy shore gun batteries, he led his men into the attack. His brave and inspiring leadership enabled the naval unit to deliver a severe blow to the Pakistani surface fleet.

In this action, Megh Nath Sangal displayed commendable courage and leadership.



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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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