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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: Maj Amitabh Roy, VrC

Gazette Notification: 129 Pres/2001, 26.1.2002
Operation: Op Savage (Sikkim)
Date of Award: 28 Oct 2000

On 28 October 2000 at 0630 hours, Major Amitabh Roy planned and executed a daring special mission close to the Line of Control in Jammu & Kashmir. Leading the special mission by personal example, he fearlessly charged the enemy, killed three and injured three of their soldiers and recovered one heavy machine gun. His audacious charge at the enemy created panic. His courageous and aggressive fighting spirit motivated the entire mission team to ruthlessly demolish the enemy's will to fight. Despite severe injuries due to enemy grenades and mortar fire he refused to be evacuated.

Major Amitabh Roy displayed conspicuous bravery, unparalleled courage, outstanding leadership and audacious fighting spirit at grave risk to his life in the face of the enemy.

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