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When the pin is pulled, Mr. Grenade is not our friend.
- U.S. Marine Corps

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: Hav Bagh Singh, VrC

Gazette Notification: 2 Pres 50, 26-1-50
Operation: 1947 Indo Pak Kashmir War
Date of Award: 23 Nov 1947

On 23 November 1947, 1 Sikh was holding a feature near Uri. Under heavy automatic fire support, 600 raiders reached within 30 yards of the LMG post. But the sustained accurate firing by Sepoy Bagh Singh held the enemy. The section commander was killed, leaving Sepoy Bagh Singh in command of the section of four. He fought doggedly, accounting for numerous enemy casualties. The enemy withdrew. 

Sepoy Bagh Singh displayed remarkable skill at arms, leadership and dauntless courage.

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