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President confers gallantry and distinguished service awards

Posted on May 02 2014 | IBNS

New Delhi, May 2 : President Pranab Mukherjee on Friday conferred three Kirti Chakras and nine Shaurya Chakras to Armed Forces personnel at the Rashtrapati Bhawan in New Delhi on Friday.

"The President and Supreme Commander of the Indian Armed Forces Shri Pranab Mukherjee conferred three Kirti Chakras and nine Shaurya Chakras to Armed Forces Personnel for displaying conspicuous gallantry, indomitable courage and extreme devotion to duty at a solemn ceremony at the Rashtrapati Bhawan here today," Ministry of Defense said in a statement.

The President also conferred thirteen Param Vishisht Seva medals, three Uttam Yudh Seva medals, four Bar to Ati Vishisht Seva medals and twenty three Ati Vishisht Seva medals to senior officers of the Armed Forces for distinguished service of an exceptional order.

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