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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: S. I. Ajit Singh, VrC (retd)

Gazette Notification: 94 Pres/72,19-8-72
Operation: 1971 Cactus Lily
Date of Award: 21 Dec 1971

Sub-Inspector Ajit Singh was with the assaulting troops during an attack on an enemy position in the Western Sector during the operations against Pakistan. Enemy medium machine guns opened up at almost point-blank range on our advancing troops without regard to his safety, he rushed at one of the medium machine gun positions and grabbed the weapon from the enemy’s hands and killed him. By his timely action in knocking out the medium machine gun, Shri Ajit Singh ensured the success of the attack. In this action, Sub-Inspector Ajit Singh displayed gallantry, determination and devotion to duty of a high order.

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