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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: Sub CA Madhavan Nambiar, VrC

Gazette Notification: 132 Pres 65,17-9-65
Operation: 1965 Riddle
Date of Award: 07 Sep 1965

On the night of 7 September 1965, when one of our battalions launched an attack on the enemy in the Sialkot Sector, Subedar C.A.Madhavan Nambiar was commanding the signal platoon. While providing signal communication to the battalion, Subedar Nambiar saw that our forward companies were held up by medium machine gun and recoilless gunfire. Although not in command of any rifle company, Subedar Nambiar mustered a section of the signal platoon and charged the MMG position. Subedar Nambiar was killed in this action but his gallant act enabled our company to resume the assault.

Subedar Nambiar displayed great courage, leadership and devotion to duty in the highest traditions of the Indian Army

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