rights reserved. Lt Colonel Kamaldeep Singh, Rajputana Rifles /18th battalion the Rashtriya Rifles, 2. Major Ravindra Kumar Gurang, Regiment of Artillery/33rd Field Regiment, 2. Brig. The decoration may be awarded posthumously. It may be awarded to civilians as well as military personnel, including posthumous awards. In addition a total of three Mention-In-Despatches have also been announced for participating in Operation Rakshak. Since its inception, Shaurya Chakra has been awarded to 1,997 recipients. The awards include 1 Ashoka Chakra, 3 Kirti Chakra, 16 Shaurya Chakra, 3 Bar to Sena Medal (Gallantry), 73 Sena Medal (Gallantry), 3 Nao Sena Medal (Gallantry), 2 Vayu Sena Medal (Gallantry), 28 Param Vishisht Seva Medal, 1 Uttam Yudh Seva Medal, 6 Bar to Ati Vishisht Seva Medal, 45 Ati Vishisht Seva Medal, 4 Yudh Seva Medal, 3 Bar to Sena Medal (Devotion to Duty), 37 Sena Medal (Devotion to Duty), 8 Nao Sena Medal (Devotion to Duty), 14 Vayu Sena Medal (Devotion to Duty), 6 Bar to Vishisht Seva Medal and 115 Vishisht Seva Medal. Medal : It is circular in shape and is made of standard silver, one and three eight inches in diameter. The Shaurya Chakra is the third highest gallantry award in peacetime. It’s a reminder to the US voter that Joseph, 'We started with two seats, today we are everywhere': PM Modi address party workers after poll victory, ‘Mend your ways or be ready to lose your limbs’: Bengal BJP chief’s warning to TMC workers, Actor Arjun Rampal's home in Mumbai searched by anti-drugs agency NCB, After Khushboo, Vijayashanti likely to join BJP, Andhra Police arrests Circle Inspector, Head Constable in connection with family's suicide in Kurnool dist, Arnab Goswami’s bail plea: We are on a path of destruction of personal liberty undeniably, says SC, Arnab shifted to Taloja jail for using mobile phone in custody, As leads rush in, Nitish Kumar's party appears to concede defeat, Bihar election result on Tuesday; first result by 10 am, Bihar poll results: BJP emerges as single-largest party in NDA, Online Queries call Deepu Sasidharan, + 91 98472 38959, Reproduction in whole or in part without permission is prohibitted. Following categories of persons are eligible for the Kirti Chakra: a. Last Updated: 21st September 2020 08:52 PM He assured the jawan's mother that that he would look into the matter and appropriate action would be taken in this respect. For the post-1967 awards, the, names are changed to "Kirti Chakra" in Hindi above and "KIRTI CHAKRA" below. On either side is a lotus design. To save his section, he lifted the grenade with his left hand and tried to throw it back on the attackers. Photograph:(

Three personnel of the armed forces have been selected this year for the Kirti Chakra, the second highest peace time gallantry award, for their acts of bravery on the Line of Control (LoC), anti-maoist operation and relief operation in flood-hit Uttarakhand, respectively.

. Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! Lance Naik Brij Kishore Dhami, 19th Battalion The Kumaon Regiment, 9. Conditions of Eligibility: The medal is awarded for conspicuous gallantry otherwise than in the face of the enemy. Fed up with the inaction shown by successive governments, she came along with other family members to return the award to the Governor as the promises have not been fulfilled even 18 years after her son's supreme sacrifice.
Since its inception, Shaurya Chakra has been awarded to 1,997 recipients. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. newindianexpress.com reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time. The Kirti Chakra is an Indian military decoration awarded for valour, courageous action or self-sacrifice away from the field of battle. A resident of Chambi village in Jaisinghpur area of Kangra district, Kumari said the state government failed to fulfil its promises including naming the local government high school in Haler after Chauhan and building a memorial in the village in his memory. The first on the occasion of the Republic Day and then on the occasion of the Independence Day. Major Shalender, 4th Battalion the Parachute Regiment (Special Forces), 3. NEW DELHI: Abdul Rashid Kalas, a head constable of the Jammu and Kashmir Police, has been posthumously awarded the Kirti Chakra- the nation's second-highest peacetime gallantry award- for his outstanding bravery, a government release stated on Friday. Follow us for updates, Arundhati Roy book removed from syllabus of TN university over alleged support for Maoists, 26/11 terrorists came from our territory, admits Pakistan's top probe agency, Centre brings online news portals under I&B ministry’s ambit, Joe Biden will prioritise defence and security partnership with India, says Obama-era official, Sputnik V vaccines arrive in India, clinical trials shortly, Bihar Poll Results Explained: Why Tejashwi Yadav's RJD got maximum votes but not the CM-seat, Big things come in tiny packages: How Belgian Artist is giving life to outdated Belgian boot-scrapers, Game Changer to Most Valuable Player: Check out the IPL 2020 award winners. Rifleman Tej Bahadur Gurung, 1st Gorkha Rifles / 15th Battalion The Rashtriya Rifles, 10. Post-independence, first three gallantry awards namely Param Vir Chakra, Maha Vir Chakra and Vir Chakra were instituted by the Government of India on 26th January, 1950 which were deemed to have effect from the 15th August, 1947. Awarded for conspicuous gallantry otherwise than in the face of the enemy. & K. Infantry (to date from 19 March 1956). Later, Kumari met the chief minister in his office, an official spokesman said. Subedar Manjeet Singh, 4th Battalion The Parachute Regiment (Special Forces), 4. Civilian citizens of either sex in all walks of life and members of Police Forces including Central Para-Military Forces and Railway Protection Force. Naib Subedar Lal Singh Khichi, Sena Medal, Rajputana Rifles/57th Battalion The Rashtriya Rifles (Posthumous), 6. On the 73rd Independence Day, Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) officer Harshpal Singh, who is slated to receive the peacetime gallantry medal - Kirti Chakra today, recalled how he eliminated three Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir last year. Your information is safe and will never be shared. In 2015, he was awarded Police Medal (Gallantry) for killing the Naxal Zonal Commander in Kunti. No villagers were hurt and the operation was completed," Singh said. In 2008, he received his first award for neutralising five Naxals in the Hazaribagh area. The CM first met the family outside Raj Bhavan and later at his office and said his government was committed to provide full respect and honour to the fallen soldiers who had made supreme sacrifice for the cause of the nation. 1050/- pm and each bar to the decoration will carry the same amount of monetary allowance as admissible to the original award with effect from 01.02.1999. Learn how and when to remove this template message, MAJOR VIJAYANT BISHT, 4TH BATTALION THE JAMMU AND KASHMIR LIGHT INFANTRY, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LRQ99muZKcA, "AWARDEES - KIRTI CHAKRA - Gallantry Awards", "CAPT R SUBRAMANIAN KIRTI CHAKRA (Posthumous)", "LT COL SAURABH SINGH SHEKHAWAT, SC, SM, VSM", "President presents gallantry awards to defence personnel", "President honours Major David Manlun of the Naga Regiment with Kirti Chakra", "MAJ AVINASH SINGH BHADAURIA - Gallantry Awards", http://gallantryawards.gov.in/Awardee/wing-commander-darryl-castelino, "WING COMMANDER BALAKRISHNA PILLAI SREEBHAVAN KRISHNA KUMAR KIRTI CHAKRA", http://www.bharat-rakshak.com/IAF/Database/2994, Awards and decorations of the Indian Armed Forces, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Kirti_Chakra&oldid=965422045, Articles needing additional references from July 2018, All articles needing additional references, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License.


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