Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Gallantry and Distinguished Service Awards

Ministry of Defence 17-April, 2012 20:23 IST
The President and Supreme Commander of the Indian Armed Forces Smt Pratibha Devisingh Patil conferred two Kirti Chakras and sixteen Shaurya Chakras to Armed Forces Personnel for displaying conspicuous gallantry, indomitable courage and extreme devotion to duty at a solemn ceremony at the Rashtrapati Bhawan here today. The President also conferred fifteen Param Vishisht Seva Medals, three Bar to Ati Vishisht Seva Medal and eighteen Ati Vishisht Seva Medals to senior officers of the Armed Forces for distinguished service of an exceptional order. The following is the list of awardees in order of Presentation: Click here for the detailed listing
Award photos:
Some of the Indian Army's lions being presented with gallantry awards by their Commander-in-Chief
Click Link:
Col Ajai Shukla speaks the cardinal truth in this piece. Truth we would not like to hear. Of lions, deer and military leadership : Ajai Shukla

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