Saturday, March 23, 2013

President Confers Gallantry and Distinguished Service Awards

The President and Supreme Commander of the Indian Armed Forces Shri Pranab Mukherjeeconferred fourteen Shaurya Chakras to Armed Forces Personnel for displaying conspicuous gallantry, indomitable courage and extreme devotion to duty at a solemn ceremony at the ashtrapatiBhawan here today. Out of fourteen, three Shaurya Chakras were awarded posthumously. The atmosphere in Darbar Hall of Rastrapati Bhavan werepoignant and filled with emotions when the President posthumously awarded the Shaurya Chakras to the wives of these three defence personnel.
The President also conferred eighteen Param Vishisht Seva Medals, two Uttam Yudh SevaMedal, two Bar to Ati Vishisht Seva Medal and seventeenAti Vishisht Seva Medals to senior officers of the Armed Forces for distinguished service of an exceptional order. 

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