Awards and Honors in Indian Defense - Army, Navy and Air Force for the year 2015

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Highest peacetime gallantry awards were given to defence personnel for displaying conspicuous gallantry, indomitable courage and extreme devotion to duty at a Defence Investiture Ceremony held at the Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi .They are

  • ASHOK CHAKRA      (presented on 26 Jan, 2015)
  • KIRTI CHAKRA       (presented on 21 mar, 2015)
  • SHAURYA CHAKRA (presented on 21  mar,2015)

Shri Pranab Mukherjee conferred
Ashok chakra           -          1. Major Mukund Varadharajan (posthumous)                      2. Naik Neeraj Kumar Singh
                                    (Army personnel who laid down their lives  
                                             Combating militants in Kashmir valley)

Kirti chakra              -           Captain Jaidev (Parachute Regiment)
Shaurya chakra       -            1. Subedar Prakash Chand
(Posthumous)                       2. Lt. Commander Manoranjan Kumar
                                            3. Major Abhijai (Corps of Engineers)


 Shaurya Chakra      -            Major Mukul Sharma
                                            Commander Gosavi Kaustubh Vijaykumar
                                            Naik Ansaigra Basumatary
            Major R Vamshi Krishnan
                                            Rifleman Manga Ram
                                            Wing Commander Huvey Upadhyaya
                                            Major Abhishek Kumar
                                            Major Satnam Singh

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