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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: Sub (Hony Capt) Chhotu Ram, VrC

Gazette Notification: 72 Pres 66, 30-9-66
Operation: 1965 Riddle
Date of Award: 21 Sep 1965

During the battle of Dograi Village, Naib Subedar Chhotu Ram's company was given the task of capturing the area where enemy tanks were in harbour. On reaching the objective, he directed his men to attack the enemy position. He himself 1 assaulted one tank and dropping a grenade inside, killed the crew and captured the tank. Inspired by his bravery and leadership, his platoon over-ran the enemy position, captured three tanks intact, and destroyed four machine guns. In this action, Naib Subedar Chhotu Ram displayed exemplary courage and leadership of a high order.

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