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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.



Mahavir Chakra (MVC)
Awardee: Lt Gen Anand Sarup, PVSM, MVC (retd)

Gazette Notification: 71 Pres/72,17.6.72
Operation: 1971 Cactus Lily
Date of Award: 1971


Brigadier Anand Sarup was allotted the task of organising and launchinginto battle a force for engaging the enemy at Pathanagar and in the area north of Fenny Town. He organised this force quickly and the troops under his command fought gallantly during the battles at Nazirhat, Kumirhat and Bhatiari. Brigadier Anand Sarup was constantly on the move, well forward with his troops, directing the operations.

Throughout, Brigadier Anand Sarup displayed conspicuous gallantry and outstanding leadership.

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