Gallantry awards have been announced on the eve of Republic Day. 412 bravehearts have been honored. Kirti Chakra has been given to 6 bravehearts, Shaurya Chakra to 15. Similarly, every year before Republic Day, gallantry awards are given by the President. The names of those who have been honored with gallantry awards this time are as follows-
1. Major Shubhang, Dogra
2. NK Jitendra Singh, Rajput
1. Major Aditya Bhadoria, Kumaon
2. Capt. Arun Kumar, Kumaon
3. Yudhveer Singh, Mechanical INF
4. Capt. Rajesh TR, Para (SF)
5. NK JASBIR SINGH, JAK RIF (POSTHUMOUS)
6. Vikas Chaudhary, JAK RIF
For information, let us tell you that this year the bravehearts of CRPF have got the maximum number of gallantry awards. 48 police medals have been given to CRPF jawans. Apart from this, 14 Police Medals of Gallantry have also been distributed. Along with these awards, 29 Param Vishisht Seva Medals, 3 Uttam Yudh Seva Medals, 32 Ati Vishisht Seva Medals, 8 Yuva Seva Medals, 92 Sena Medals, 79 Vishisht Seva Medals have been given. Bar to Vishisht Seva Medal has also been given to 2 bravehearts.
Now every honor has its own importance, its own story. Talking about the Shaurya Chakra, this honor is given to a living or dead warrior for confronting the enemy. This honor can be given to any man or woman of land, air or navy, or any reserve force, territorial army soldier for his bravery. Apart from this, this honor is also given to the Nursing Service of the Armed Forces.
Kirti Chakra is given to the soldiers of the three services, the medical team of the Armed Forces or the soldiers of the Reserve Force, Territorial Army, etc., who show bravery in front of the enemy. On the other hand, this honor is given to the ‘Paramveer’ warriors who cross all the limits of bravery and kill the enemy or who change the direction of a war. Four ‘Vajra of Indra’ are made on this medal.