The Gallantry awards are introduced twice a yr – first on Republic Day after which on Independence Day
President Ram Nath Kovind has signed-off on awards to armed forces personnel and members of paramilitary forces on the event of India’s 73rd Independence Day.
The awards embrace two Kirti Chakras, one Vir Chakra, 14 Shaurya Chakras, eight Bar to Sena Medals (Gallantry), 90 Sena Medals (Gallantry), 5 Nao Sena Medals (Gallantry), seven Vayu Sena Medals (Gallantry) and 5 Yudh Seva Medals.
Gallantry Awards had been instituted by the Authorities of India to honour acts of bravery and sacrifice of officers or personnel of the armed forces, different safety forces and civilians.
Listing Of Gallantry Award Winners by Interneton Scribd
Introduced twice a yr – first on Republic Day after which on Independence Day, the order of priority of the awards is Param Vir Chakra, the Ashoka Chakra, the Mahavir Chakra, the Kirti Chakra, the Vir Chakra and the Shaurya Chakra.
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