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Param Vir Chakra – The Param Vir Chakra is India’s highest military decoration awarded for the highest degree of valour or self-sacrifice in the presence of the enemy.

Param Vir Chakra

 

               The Param Vir Chakra is India’s highest military decoration awarded for the highest degree of valour or self-sacrifice in the presence of the enemy.

 

Param Vir Chakra

Eligibility Military personnel only

First awarded – 3 November 1947

Last awarded – 6 July 1999


Param Vir Chakra Award Recipients

 

Name

Regiment

Date

Major Somnath Sharma 4th Battalion, Kumaon Regiment 3 November, 1947
Lance Naik Karam Singh 1st Battalion, Sikh Regiment 13 October, 1948
Second Lieutenant Rama Raghoba Rane Corps of Engineers 8 April, 1948
Naik Jadu Nath Singh 1st Battalion, Rajput Regiment February 1948
Company Havildar Major Piru Singh Shekhawat 6th Battalion, Rajputana Rifles 17 July 1948 – 18 July 1948
Captain Gurbachan Singh Salaria 3rd Battalion, 1st Gorkha Rifles (The Malaun Regiment) 5 December, 1961
Major Dhan Singh Thapa 1st Battalion, 8th Gorkha Rifle 20 October, 1962
Subedar Joginder Singh 1st Battalion, Sikh Regiment 23 October, 1962
Major Shaitan Singh 13th Battalion, Kumaon Regiment 18 November, 1962
Company Quarter Master Havildar Abdul Hamid 4th Battalion, The Grenadiers 10 September, 1965
Lieutenant-Colonel Ardeshir Burzorji Tarapore 17th Poona Horse 15 October, 1965
Lance Naik Albert Ekka 14th Battalion, Brigade of the Guards 3 December, 1971
Flying Officer Nirmal Jit Singh Sekhon No.18 Squadron, Indian Air Force 14 December, 1971
2/Lieutenant Arun Khetarpal 17th Poona Horse 16 December, 1971
Major Hoshiar Singh 3rd Battalion, The Grenadiers 17 December, 1971
Naib Subedar Bana Singh 8th Battalion, Jammu and Kashmir Light Infantry 23 June, 1987
Major Ramaswamy Parameshwaran 8th Battalion, Mahar Regiment 25 November, 1987
Captain Manoj Kumar Pandey 1st Battalion, 11th Gorkha Rifles 3 July, 1999
Yogendra Singh Yadav 18th Battalion, The Grenadiers 4 July, 1999
Rifleman Sanjay Kumar 13th Battalion, Jammu & Kashmir Rifles 5 July, 1999
Captain Vikram Batra 13th Battalion, Jammu & Kashmir Rifles 6 July, 1999
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