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President Ram Nath Kovind on Tuesday conferred a Kirti Chakra (posthumous) and 14 Shaurya Chakras (including eight posthumous) during a Defence Investiture Ceremony at the Rashtrapati Bhavan here.
Tudu and Sethy had sacrificed their lives during an anti-Maoist operation in Odisha’s Kalahandi district on 9 September 2020.
Debashish Sethy and Sudhir Kumar Tudu, who sacrificed their lives during an anti-Maoist operation in Odisha’s Kalahandi district, have been chosen for the prestigious Shaurya Chakra.
Appreciating the grave danger to his fellow soldier, he pushed him aside exposing himself to heavy terrorist fire. Maintaining his tactical composure, Major Ravi Kumar Chaudhary effectively engaged the fleeing terrorists at close range resulting in the elimination of one terrorist and grievously injuring another terrorist.
New Delhi: Six soldiers have been awarded the Shaurya Chakra, including one posthumously, for displaying gallantry during anti-militancy and anti-insurgency operations, the Army said on Saturday. Lt Col Jyoti Lama, Maj Konjengbham Bijendra Singh, Naib Subedhar Narender Singh and Naik Naresh Kumar were among the recipients of the award. Naib Subedar Sombir was posthumously awarded […]