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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.

 

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Vir Chakra (VrC)
Awardee: Maj Gopa Kumar Raman Pillai, VrC


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

Citation:
Captain Gopa Kumar Raman Pillai organised a mixed group of personnel into a highly motivated and effective team by his zeal, boundless energy and hard work. He successfully commanded his group in a series of bold and courageous actions against the enemy in the Eastern Sector. These actions included capture of a well fortified enemy position.

Throughout, Captain Pillai displayed gallantry, determination and leadership of a high order.



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Medals
PVC : 21
MVC : 219
VrC : 1317
Branches
Air Force : 224
Army : 1249
BSF : 13
Civillian : 3
CRPF : 1
Navy : 67

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