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Defence Investiture Ceremony 2024: President Murmu Honors Gallantry Award Recipients

On July 5, 2024, President Droupadi Murmu presided over the Defence Investiture Ceremony-2024 (Phase-I) at Rashtrapati Bhavan, presenting Gallantry Awards to distinguished servicemen and women.

Key Highlights of the Ceremony

High-Profile Attendees

The ceremony was graced by several top government officials, including:

  • The Vice President of India
  • The Prime Minister of India
  • The Union Minister for Defence

Recognition of Bravery

President Murmu presented Gallantry Awards to recognize exceptional acts of bravery and service to the nation.

Significance of the Defence Investiture Ceremony

Honoring Military Excellence

  • The ceremony serves as a platform to acknowledge and celebrate the bravery and dedication of India’s armed forces.
  • It reinforces the nation’s commitment to valuing and supporting its military personnel.

National Pride

  • Such ceremonies boost national morale and inspire future generations to serve the country.

Types of Gallantry Awards (General Information)

While specific awards presented weren’t mentioned, Gallantry Awards in India typically include:

  1. Param Vir Chakra (PVC)
  2. Maha Vir Chakra (MVC)
  3. Vir Chakra (VrC)
  4. Ashoka Chakra
  5. Kirti Chakra
  6. Shaurya Chakra

Click here to Check the complete list of awardees

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