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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.



Vir Chakra (VrC)
Awardee: Nk Waryam Singh, VrC

Gazette Notification: 82 Pres/68,17-12-68
Operation: Op Savage (Sikkim)
Date of Award: 01 Oct 1967

Subedar Waryam Singh was commanding a platoon of Jammu & Kashmir Rifles in the Cho La area. On 1 October 1967 when the Chinese suddenly opened fire with heavy machine gun and recoilless guns, Subedar Waryam Singh immediately ordered his men to fire back at the Chinese forces. Despite heavy enemy fire, he moved from one position to another instilling confidence in his men. At times, he himself engaged the Chinese with his sub-machine gun and foiled their attempts to over-run his position. Throughout, Subedar Waryam Singh displayed courage, leadership and devotion to duty.

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