President presents Gallantry Awards and Distinguished Service Decorations

President presents Gallantry Awards and Distinguished Service Decorations

President presents Gallantry Awards and Distinguished Service Decorations

By / India News / Thursday, 14 March 2019 07:48

President Ram Nath Kovind Presents Gallantry Awards and Distinguished Service Decorations  at Rashtrapati Bhavan; Veterans honoured for their distinguished contributions.

President Ram Nath Kovind conferred three Kirti Chakras and fifteen 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 on Thursday.

Two Kirti Chakras and one Shaurya Chakra were given posthumously.
 
President also conferred fifteen Param Vishisht Seva Medals, one Uttam Yudh Seva Medals and twenty-five Ati Vishisht Seva Medals to senior officers of the Armed Forces for distinguished service of an exceptional order.

One of the Param Vishisht Seva Medal was conferred on Army Chief General Bipin Rawat. While, Major Tushar Gauba of 20 Jat regiment was conferred with the Kirti Chakra.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Defence MInsiter Nirmala Sitharaman were also present on the occasion.

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