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President of India presents Gallantry Awards

President of India presents Gallantry Awards

President Ram Nath Kovind on 14 March 2019 conferred 3 Kirti Chakras and 15 Shaurya Chakras to Armed Forces Personnel for displaying conspicuous gallantry, indomitable courage and extreme devotion to duty.

Mr Kovind conferred the Gallantry Awards and Distinguished Service Decorations at the Defence Investiture Ceremony at Rashtrapati Bhavan. 

The President also conferred fifteen ParamVishishtSeva Medals, one Uttam Yudh Seva Medals and twenty-five AtiVishisht Seva Medals to senior officers of the Armed Forces for distinguished service of an exceptional order.

Shaurya Chakra was given to posthumous SHRI DHANAWADERA VINDRABABAN.

'Kirti Chakra' was given to Major Tushar Gauba, for killing three terrorists in close combat along the Line of Control, during Defence Investiture Ceremony, at Rashtrapati Bhawan in New Delhi.

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