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Courage, above all things, is the first quality of a warrior.
- Karl von Clausewitz

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: Lt Gen Gopal Krishan Duggal, VrC (retd)

Gazette Notification: 72 Pres,66,30-9-66
Operation: 1965 Riddle
Date of Award: 17 Nov 1965

On 17 November 1965, Second Lieutenant Gopal Krishan was commanding a company of a battalion, which was ordered to clear an area in Rajasthan where the enemy had intruded after the cease-fire. After marching for the whole night, Second Lieutenant Gopal Krishan's company and another company started assaulting the enemy position. Although severely wounded, he continued to lead his company in the face of heavy enemy small arms and automatic fire until the objective was cleared of intruders. In this action, Second Lieutenant Gopal Krishan displayed courage and leadership of a high order.

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