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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 Sharma4th Battalion, Kumaon Regiment3 November, 1947
Lance Naik Karam Singh1st Battalion, Sikh Regiment13 October, 1948
Second Lieutenant Rama Raghoba RaneCorps of Engineers8 April, 1948
Naik Jadu Nath Singh1st Battalion, Rajput RegimentFebruary 1948
Company Havildar Major Piru Singh Shekhawat6th Battalion, Rajputana Rifles17 July 1948 – 18 July 1948
Captain Gurbachan Singh Salaria3rd Battalion, 1st Gorkha Rifles (The Malaun Regiment)5 December, 1961
Major Dhan Singh Thapa1st Battalion, 8th Gorkha Rifle20 October, 1962
Subedar Joginder Singh1st Battalion, Sikh Regiment23 October, 1962
Major Shaitan Singh13th Battalion, Kumaon Regiment18 November, 1962
Company Quarter Master Havildar Abdul Hamid4th Battalion, The Grenadiers10 September, 1965
Lieutenant-Colonel Ardeshir Burzorji Tarapore17th Poona Horse15 October, 1965
Lance Naik Albert Ekka14th Battalion, Brigade of the Guards3 December, 1971
Flying Officer Nirmal Jit Singh SekhonNo.18 Squadron, Indian Air Force14 December, 1971
2/Lieutenant Arun Khetarpal17th Poona Horse16 December, 1971
Major Hoshiar Singh3rd Battalion, The Grenadiers17 December, 1971
Naib Subedar Bana Singh8th Battalion, Jammu and Kashmir Light Infantry23 June, 1987
Major Ramaswamy Parameshwaran8th Battalion, Mahar Regiment25 November, 1987
Captain Manoj Kumar Pandey1st Battalion, 11th Gorkha Rifles3 July, 1999
Yogendra Singh Yadav18th Battalion, The Grenadiers4 July, 1999
Rifleman Sanjay Kumar13th Battalion, Jammu & Kashmir Rifles5 July, 1999
Captain Vikram Batra13th Battalion, Jammu & Kashmir Rifles6 July, 1999
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