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Kirti Chakra is an Indian military decoration awarded for valour, courageous action or self-sacrifice away from the field of battle. It may be awarded to civilians as well as military personnel, including posthumous awards.

Kirti Chakra

 

            The Kirti Chakra is an Indian military decoration awarded for valour, courageous action or self-sacrifice away from the field of battle. It may be awarded to civilians as well as military personnel, including posthumous awards.

 

Kirti Chakra

Category – National Bravery

Awarded by – Government of India

Previous name – Ashoka Chakra, Class II (till 1967)

Recipients

Rank

Name

Regiment

Date

COL Gurbir Singh Sarna GDRS, 29 RR (Indian Army) 2007
Major Manish Hiraji Pitambare 3 PARA (SF)(Indian Army) 2007
Captain Vishal Bhandral GARH RIF, 14 RR 2007
SP Vinod Kumar Choubey Indian Police Service 2009
Major Anup Joseph Manjali Bihar Regiment/24th Battalion, The Rashtriya Rifles 2012
LT CDR Abhilash Tomy Indian Navy 2013
Inspector Lohit Sonowal Assam Police Commando Battalion 2013
Major Mahesh Kumar (SM, PUNJAB, 22 RR ) Indian Army 2013
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