Bravehearts Honoured At Investiture Ceremony

As many as 83 awards, including 22 gallantry, were presented here today by the Golden Key Division of Western Command of the Indian Army.

Lieutenant General Surinder Singh, General Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Western Command, presented 83 awards, both for gallantry and distinguished service. Seventeen elite Combat Units of Western Command were also honoured for their professional excellence. Presentation of 22 gallantry awards was the highlight of the event wherein brief citations of the act of gallantry of 22 Army officers and soldiers were read out as their recipients were awarded these medals.

Stories of indomitable courage of the bravehearts in the face of adversities charged the atmosphere with patriotic fervour. Six of these awardees were honoured posthumously. Their wives travelledfrom far off places to participate in the awardceremony.  Read More…

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