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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: Wg Cdr Bharat Bhushan Soni, VrC, VM


Gazette Notification: 92 Pres/72, 29-7-72
Operation: 1971 Cactus Lily
Date of Award: 17 Dec 1971

Citation:
During the operations against Pakistan in December 1971, Flight Lieutenant Bharat Bhushan Soni was serving with a fighter squadron. During an enemy air raid on an airfield, he engaged an F-104 aircraft. He flew his aircraft at almost supersonic speed at low level and shot down the enemy aircraft. 

In this action, Flight Lieutenant Soni 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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