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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: Nk Waryam Singh, VrC


Gazette Notification: 2 Pres 50, 26-1-50
Operation: 1948 Polo - Hyderabad
Date of Award: 15 Oct 1948

Citation:
On 14 October 1948, 2 Punjab was advancing towards Pir Badesar. At about 0300 hrs, the battalion came under heavy enemy fire from the hills surrounding Giran village. The forward most company was held up and another company was ordered to rush up for help. Suddenly the leading section .was fired upon. Naik Waryam Singh, without any hesitation, charged the enemy with his section, killed six and captured five enemy soldiers with rifles. As it had gone dark, the rest of the enemy ran away. 

This NCO displayed high qualities of leadership, initiative and devotion to duty. But for this fearless action, the attack might not have succeeded.



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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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