425 gallantry awards for armed forces

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New Delhi, Jan 25 : President Pratibha Patil has approved awards of 425 gallantry and other Defence decorations to Armed Forces personnel and others.

This includes one Ashoka Chakra, four Kirti Chakras, 22 Shaurya Chakras, two Bar to Sena Medals (Gallantry), 107 Sena Medals (Gallantry), two Nao Sena Medals (Gallantry), three Vayu Sena Medal (Gallantry), 30 Param Vishisht Seva Medals, three Bar to Ati Vishisht Seva Medals, 52 Ati Vishisht Seva Medals, one Yudh Seva Medal, three Bar to Vishisht Seva Medals, 127 Vishisht Seva Medals, four Bar to Sena Medals (Devotion to Duty), 38 Sena Medals (Devotion to Duty), 10 Nao Sena Medals (Devotion to Duty) and 16 Vayu Sena Medals (Devotion to Duty).

One Tatrakshak Medal (Gallantry), two Takrakshak Medals (Meritorious Service) and 28 Mention-In-Despatches have also been announced.

ANI

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