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Gallantry Awards: Shaurya Chakra Awarded To 11 Defence Personnel
Gallantry Awards: Shaurya Chakra Awarded To 11 Defence Personnel

On the occasion of India’s 70th Independence Day, 11 Defence personnel were awarded Shaurya Chakra- the third highest gallantry medal.

According to ANI, Capt Pawan Kumar and Capt Tushar Mahajan of 9 Para Special Forces,who lost thier lives during Pampore attack also among recipients.

Other recipients include Lt Col EK Niranjan who lost his life during Pathankot attack.

Havildar Hangpan Dada of Assam regiment, who eliminated 3 terrorists and injured 1 during an encounter in Nawgaon (J&K) was also awarded Ashoka Chakra.