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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.




Awardee Name: Service: Medal:
Name: Constable Thankappan Mohan
Award: Vir Chakra (VrC)
Operation: Op Savage (Sikkim)
Date of Award: 15 Aug 1988
Gazette Notification: 37Pres/88 , 15-4-88
On 15 October 1987, two companies of Central Reserve Police Force were ordered to move to Karawadi East (Tropo area) in three vehicles from Palali Airfield in Sri Lanka as part of the Indian Peace-Keeping Force (IPKF) operation. On the way, the convoy was ambushed by the militants with
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