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Awards

Master tactician Brigadier Manjit Singh

Period : Indo-Srilankan Peace Accord

In October 1987,Brigadier Manjit Singh assumed commond of the 41 Infantry Brigade, deployed in Shri Lanka as part of India's peace keeping forces. One of brigades first task was to clear Jaffna,a terrorist stronghold ,and and to establish a link with the Maratha Light Infantry in Jaffna port.

All the approach roads were heavily mined,and the Brigadier on arriving at palali airfield, found several Indian troops facing stiff resistance at Anna Collai and Manipal.The brigadier took charge. Deploying just two companies of the Rajstana Rifles, he was able to break militant cordon and secure a link with forces at jaffna fort.

His able leadership inspired men to overcome onslaught of militants. Brigadier Singh was honoured with Mahavir Chakra.

 

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The Unstoppable Chuna Ram Havildar Chuna Ram
Major Hari Chand
Blood in the Snow Sepoy Amar Singh
Hero in Civies civilian labourer, Ismail Mohammad
Rifleman Dhonkal Singh
Master Strategist Lt.Colonel Khanna

Main Categories

Param Vir Chakra
Ashoka Chakra
Maha Vir Chakra
Kirti Chakra
Sarvottam Jeevan Raksha Padak
Ati Vishisht Seva Medal
Vir Chakra
Shaurya Chakra
President's Police and Fire Services Medal for Gallantry
Sena Medal