Independence Day Gallantry Awards Announced: Complete List of Winners

The President and Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces has approved 131 Gallantry Awards to Armed Forces Personnel and members of Paramilitary Forces which include one Kirti Chakra, 20 Shaurya Chakras, three Bar to Sena Medals (Gallantry), 93 Sena Medals (Gallantry), 11 Nao Sena Medals (Gallantry) and three Vayu Sena Medals (Gallantry). 
The President has also awarded 26 Mention-in-Despatches to Army Personnel for their significant contributions in different military operations which include 25 (three posthumous) for ‘Operation Rakshak’, one (posthumous) for ‘Operation Rhino’ and one additional name approved by Raksha Mantri in the CH&AC meeting.

Source- Press Information Bureau (PIB)

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