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Government of India
Ministry of Defence
25-January-2017 20:01 IST
398 Republic Day Gallantry and other Defence Decorations Announced

The President has approved award of 398 Gallantry and other Defence decorations to Armed Forces personnel and others on the eve of the 68th Republic Day Celebrations.  This includes two Kirti Chakras, 12 Shaurya Chakras, three Bar to Sena Medal (Gallantry), 91 Sena Medal (Gallantry), two Nao Sena Medal (Gallantry), four Vayu Sena Medal (Gallantry), 29 Param Vishisht Seva Medal, five Uttam Yudh Seva Medal, two Bar to Ati Vishisht  Seva Medal, 49 Ati Vishisht Seva Medal,  14 Yudh Seva Medal, four Bar to Sena Medal (Devotion to Duty), 36 Sena Medal (Devotion to Duty), eight Nao Sena Medal (Devotion to Duty), 14 Vayu Sena Medal (Devotion to Duty), four Bar to Vishisht Seva Medal and 119 Vishisht Seva Medal.

The President has also approved seven awards to Indian Coast Guard Personnel for gallantry, meritorious service and distinguished service.

The full list of the recipients of gallantry and other Defence decorations to Armed Forces personnel and others is as follows:

 


SL. NO.

RANK & NAME

SERVICE

KIRTI CHAKRA

1.

5047749K LANCE HAVILDAR PREM BAHADUR RESMI MAGAR,

THIRD BATTALION OF THE FIRST GORKHA RIFLES (POSTHUMOUS)

ARMY

2.

IC-63798F MAJOR ROHIT SURI,

4TH BATTALION THE PARACHUTE REGIMENT (SPECIAL FORCES)

ARMY

SHAURYA CHAKRA

1.  

IC-62423W LIEUTENANT COLONEL ATUL GUPTA,  THE MAHAR REGIMENT / 30TH BATTALION THE RASHTRIYA RIFLES

ARMY

2.  

IC-63616H MAJOR D VINAY REDDY,

7TH BATTALION THE MADRAS REGIMENT

ARMY

3.  

IC-79706N CAPTAIN ASHIK MB,

FIRST BATTALION OF THE FIFTH GORKHA RIFLES (FRONTIER FORCES)

ARMY

4.  

2893254P HAVILDAR HANUMAN RAM SARAN, THE RAJPUTANA RIFLES / 18TH BATTALION THE RASHTRIYA RIFLES

ARMY

5.  

2801206X NAIK GAWADE PANDURANG MAHADEV, THE MARATHA LIGHT INFANTRY REGIMENT / 41ST BATTALION THE RASHTRIYA RIFLES  (POSTHUMOUS)