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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: Air Cmde Chidambaram Sargangapani, VrC


Gazette Notification: 92 Pres/72, 29-7-72
Operation: 1971 Cactus Lily
Date of Award: 12 Aug 1971

Citation:
During the operations against Pakistan in December 1971, Flight Lieutenant Chidambaram Sargangapani was a pilot in a fighter bomber squadron. He flew 13 operational missions against the enemy ground forces and destroyed eight tanks, two gun positions and one bunker in the face of heavy ground fire.

Throughout, Flight Lieutenant Sargangapani 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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